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Stone County, Mississippi
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Stone County, Mississippi Facts

When was Stone County, MS Created?
Stone County was established on January 6, 1916 from Harrison County.

What is the County Seat of Stone County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Wiggins additionally, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Stone County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Perry CountyGeorge CountyJackson CountyHarrison CountyPearl River County and Forrest County.

Stone County, MS Vital Records

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

Stone 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 Stone 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.

Stone County, MS Census Records

What Stone County, MS census records are available?
Stone County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 192019301940. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Stone County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Stone County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Stone County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Stone 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 Stone 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.

Stone County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Stone Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications

Stone Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Stone Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Stone Co. MS General and History Websites

Stone Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Stone Co. MS Military Records