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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Facts

Tallahatchie County

When was Tallahatchie County, MS Created?
Tallahatchie County was established on December 31, 1833 from Washington County and Yazoo County.

What is the County Seat of Tallahatchie County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Charleston &  Sumner additionally, the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Tallahatchie County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Quitman County, Panola County, Yalobusha County, Grenada County, Leflore County, Sunflower County and Coahoma County.

Tallahatchie County, MS Vital Records

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

Tallahatchie 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 Tallahatchie 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.

Tallahatchie County, MS Census Records

What Tallahatchie County, MS census records are available?
Tallahatchie 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.

Tallahatchie Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Tallahatchie Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tallahatchie Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tallahatchie Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Tallahatchie County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Tallahatchie County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Tallahatchie County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Tallahatchie County.

  • Tallahatchie County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Phone: 662-647-8758
    • Marriage Records: 1856 
    • Court Records: 1841

  • Tallahatchie County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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