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Lincoln County, Mississippi
History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Lincoln County, Mississippi Facts
When was Lincoln County, MS Created?
Lincoln County was established on April 7, 1870 from Lawrence County, Copiah County, Pike County, Franklin County and Amite County.
What is the County Seat of Lincoln County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Brookhaven additionally, the county government website is www.co.lincoln.ms.us/
What counties are adjacent to Lincoln County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Copiah County, Lawrence County, Walthall County, Pike County, Amite County, Franklin County and Jefferson County .
Lincoln County, MS Vital Records
Where can find Lincoln County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Lincoln County vital records can be found at the Mississippi Department of Health which has copies of birth and death records after 1912, Marriage and a Divorce records since 1926. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Mississippi for current fees and application process.
Certified marriages may also be obtained from the Circuit Clerk Court. Certified divorce decrees may also be obtained from the Chancery Clerk Court.
Lincoln County Health Department has birth and death records from November 1, 1912. You may go to any county health department in the State of Mississippi to obtain a certificates can be issued while you wait.
You can search online for Lincoln County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Mississippi Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
Lincoln County, MS Census Records
What Lincoln County, MS census records are available?
Lincoln County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Lincoln Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Lincoln Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1880. Lincoln Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Lincoln County, MS Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Lincoln County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Lincoln County.
- Lincoln County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 300 S 2nd St NE, Brookhaven, MS 39601
- Lincoln County Chancery Court Clerk
- Phone: 601-835-3411
- Land Records: 1894
- Probate Records:1893
- Divorce Records: see Clerk
- Lincoln County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Phone: 601-835-3435
- Marriage Records: 1893
- Court Records: ?
- Mississippi Court Records Research Guide
- Mississippi Court Records, 1799-1835
- Mississippi County Court Records
- Mississippi, State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951
- Spanish and British Land Grants in Mississippi Territory, 1750-1784
- Land Claims in Mississippi Territory, 1789-1834
- BLM Land Records
Lincoln County, MS Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Lincoln County, MS?
A list of Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Southwest Mississippi Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 175, McComb, Mississippi, 39649
- USGenWeb Archives for Lincoln County (usgwarchives.net)
- Mississippi Department of Archives and History, North Street, Jackson, MS 39201; Ph. (601) 576-6850,200
- Mississippi Historical Society, PO Box 571, Jackson, MS 39205-0571
- Mississippi Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 5301, Jackson, MS 39216
- Mississippi Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies Guide
Where can I connect with other Lincoln County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Mississippi Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Mississippi State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Lincoln County, Mississippi Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Lincoln County
- Lincoln County, Mississippi Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Lincoln County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Lincoln County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is basically a list that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.
Lincoln Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Mississippi Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Mississippi historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Mississippi (1818 – 1964) (genealogybank.com)
- Lincoln County, Mississippi Books (amazon.com)
- Lincoln Genealogy Books (google.com)
- Search Mississippi Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Lincoln Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records
- Mississippi Cemetery Research Guide
- Caseyville Cemetery, Lincoln County, MS – Offsite (Photos)
- Lincoln Co., Mississippi Graves (findagrave.com)
- Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Lincoln Co., Mississippi Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Lincoln Co., Mississippi Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Mississippi Church & Bible Research Guide
- Lincoln County, Mississippi Church Books (amazon.com)
Lincoln Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Mississippi Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
- Nancy’s Genealogy Site: My G-Grandfather’s Attic (old-new-orleans.com)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Lincoln Co. MS General and History Websites
- Lincoln County, Mississippi Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Lincoln County, Mississippi Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Lincoln Co. MS Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Lincoln County, Mississippi (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Mississippi – Counties – Lincoln (cyndislist.com)
- Lincoln County Mississippi (genealogytrails.com)
- Lincoln Co. MSGenweb (msgw.org)
- Lincoln County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Lincoln Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Lincoln Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Mississippi Links and Information
- Lincoln Co. D.O.T. Maps
- 1895 Lincoln County Map (livgenmi.com)
Lincoln Co. MS Military Records
- Mississippi Military Records Research Guide
- Mississippi Military Records (Fold3.com) offers easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Mississippi individuals that served. Suitable for Lincoln County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.