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Lincoln County, Mississippi
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Lincoln County, Mississippi Facts

When was Lincoln County, MS Created?
Lincoln County was established on April 7, 1870 from Lawrence CountyCopiah CountyPike CountyFranklin 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

What counties are adjacent to Lincoln County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Copiah CountyLawrence CountyWalthall CountyPike CountyAmite CountyFranklin 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 CertificateMarriage CertificateDeath 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 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Lincoln County Courthouse

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, 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.

Where can I connect with other Lincoln County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?

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

Lincoln Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Lincoln Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lincoln Co. MS General and History Websites

Lincoln Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lincoln Co. MS Military Records