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Union County, Mississippi
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Union County, Mississippi Facts

When was Union County, MS Created?
Union County was established on July 7, 1870 from Pontotoc CountyLee County and Tippiah County.

What is the County Seat of Union County, MS?
The County Seat is located in New Albany additionally, the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Union County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Benton CountyTippiah CountyPrentiss CountyLee CountyPontotoc CountyLafayette County and Marshall County.

Union County, MS Vital Records

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

Union 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 Union 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.

Union County, MS Census Records

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

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

Union County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Union County Courthouse

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

Union County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Union Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications

Union Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Union Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Union Co. MS General and History Websites

Union Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Union Co. MS Military Records