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Mississippi County, Missouri Facts

Mississippi County

When was Mississippi County, MO Created?
Mississippi County was created on February 14, 1845 from Scott County.

What is the County Seat of Mississippi County, MO?
The County Seat is located in Charleston and in addition the county government website is www.misscomo.net/

What counties are adjacent to Mississippi County, MO?
Bordering Counties are Alexander County, Illinois, Ballard County, Kentucky, Carlisle County, Kentucky, Hickman County, Kentucky, Fulton County, Kentucky, New Madrid County, Scott County.


Mississippi County, MO Vital Records

Where can find Mississippi County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Mississippi County vital records can be found at the Missouri Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from January 1, 1910. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Missouri for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Mississippi County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Missouri Birth and Death CertificateMarriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.

Another resource is the Mississippi County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980.


Mississippi County, MO Census Records

What Mississippi County, MO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Mississippi County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Mississippi Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Mississippi Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Mississippi Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Mississippi Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free down-loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Missouri Census Records Research Guide


Mississippi County, MO Courthouse and Government Records


Mississippi County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Mississippi County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Mississippi County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Missouri courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Missouri 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 Mississippi 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 Missouri Corthouse Records Research Guide.


Mississippi County, MO Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Mississippi County, MO?
A list of Mississippi County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Missouri Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Mississippi County, MO Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Mississippi County, MO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Mississippi County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Mississippi Co. MO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Mississippi Co. MO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Mississippi Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records

Mississippi Co. MO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Mississippi Co. MO General and History Websites

Mississippi Co. MO Military Records

Mississippi Co. MO Schools & Directories

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