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Montgomery County, Mississippi Facts

Montgomery County

When was Montgomery County, MS Created?
Montgomery County was established on May 13, 1871 from Carroll County and Choctaw County.

What is the County Seat of Montgomery County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Winona additionally, the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Montgomery County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Grenada County, Webster County, Choctaw County, Attala County and Carroll County.


Montgomery County, MS Vital Records

Where can find Montgomery County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Montgomery 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.

Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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.


Montgomery County, MS Census Records

What Montgomery County, MS census records are available?
Montgomery County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Montgomery Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1880. Montgomery Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1880. Montgomery Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.


Montgomery County, MS Courthouse and Government Records


Montgomery County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Montgomery County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Montgomery County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Mississippi courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Mississippi residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Montgomery County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Mississippi Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Montgomery County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Phone: 662-283-4161
    • Marriage Records: 1891 
    • Court Records: 1872

  • Montgomery County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

    What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Montgomery County, MS?
    A list of Montgomery County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.

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

    What other genealogical resources are available in Montgomery County, MS?
    The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Montgomery 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.

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    Montgomery Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

    Montgomery Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

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    Montgomery Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

    Montgomery Co. MS Military Records

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