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Webster County, Mississippi
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Webster County, Mississippi Facts

When was Webster County, MS Created?
Webster County was established on April 6, 1874 from Chickasaw CountyMontgomery CountyChoctaw County and Oktibbeha County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Webster County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Calhoun CountyChickasaw CountyClay CountyOktibbeha CountyChoctaw CountyMontgomery County and Grenada County.

Webster County, MS Vital Records

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

Webster 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 Webster 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.

Webster County, MS Census Records

What Webster County, MS census records are available?
Webster 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)19001910192019301940.

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

Webster County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Webster County Courthouse

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

Webster County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Webster Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications

Webster Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Webster Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Webster Co. MS General and History Websites

Webster Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Webster Co. MS Military Records