Newton County, Mississippi
History & Facts
Newton County, Mississippi Facts
When was Newton County, MS Created?
Newton County was established on February 25 1836 from Neshoba County.
Newton County, MS Vital Records
Where can find Newton County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Newton 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.
Newton 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 Newton 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.
Newton County, MS Census Records
What Newton County, MS census records are available?
Newton County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Newton Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Newton Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Newton Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Newton Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Newton County, MS Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Newton County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Newton County.
- Newton County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 317 W Market St, Greenwood, MS 38930
- Newton County Chancery Court Clerk
- Phone: 601-635-2367
- Land Records: 1876
- Probate Records: 1876
- Divorce Records: see Clerk
- Newton County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Marriage Records: 1872
- Court Records: 1876
- 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
Newton County, MS Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Newton County, MS?
A list of Newton County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Dancing Rabbit Creek Genealogical Society, 114 East Franklin Street, Carthage MS 39051
- Kemper-Newton Regional Library System, 101 Peachtree Street, Union, MS 39365
- Newton County Historical and Genealogical Society, 15309 Highway 15, Decatur, MS 38327; (601) 635-2350
- USGenWeb Archives for Newton 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 Newton County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Mississippi Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Mississippi State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Newton County, Mississippi Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Newton County
- Newton County, Mississippi Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Newton County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Newton 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.