Vital Records in Mississippi

Vital records in Mississippi are maintained by the Mississippi State Department of Health, where they issue certified copies of birth and death certificates. Both divorce & marriage records are only available from the specific county where the marriage or divorce occurred. These specific county offices also have an incomplete collection of birth and death records prior to 1912.

Record Type Available From
Mississippi Birth Records 1912 – 2017
Mississippi Death Records 1912 – 2017
Mississippi Divorce Records January 1926 – 2017
Mississippi Marriage Records January 1926 – 2017

Find County Offices in Mississippi

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County Year Founded
Adams County, MS 1799
Alcorn County, MS 1870
Amite County, MS 1809
Attala County, MS 1833
Benton County, MS 1870
Bolivar County, MS 1836
Calhoun County, MS 1852
Carroll County, MS 1833
Chickasaw County, MS 1836
Choctaw County, MS 1833
Claiborne County, MS 1802
Clarke County, MS 1812
Clay County, MS 1871
Coahoma County, MS February 9, 1836
Copiah County, MS 1823
Covington County, MS 1819
DeSoto County, MS February 9, 1836
Forrest County, MS 1906
Franklin County, MS 1809
George County, MS 1910
Greene County, MS 1811
Grenada County, MS 1870
Hancock County, MS 1812
Harrison County, MS 1841
Hinds County, MS 1821
Holmes County, MS 1833
Humphreys County, MS 1918
Issaquena County, MS 1844
Itawamba County, MS 1836
Jackson County, MS 1812
Jasper County, MS 1833
Jefferson County, MS 1799
Jefferson Davis County, MS 1906
Jones County, MS 1826
Kemper County, MS 1833
Lafayette County, MS 1836
Lamar County, MS 1904
Lauderdale County, MS 1833
Lawrence County, MS 1814
Leake County, MS 1833
Lee County, MS October 26, 1866
Leflore County, MS 1871
Lincoln County, MS 1870
Lowndes County, MS 1830
Madison County, MS 1828
Marion County, MS 1811
Marshall County, MS 1836
Monroe County, MS 1821
Montgomery County, MS 1871
Neshoba County, MS 1833
Newton County, MS 1836
Noxubee County, MS 1833
Oktibbeha County, MS 1833
Panola County, MS February 9, 1836
Pearl River County, MS 1890
Perry County, MS 1820
Pike County, MS 1815
Pontotoc County, MS 1836
Prentiss County, MS 1870
Quitman County, MS 1877
Rankin County, MS 1828
Scott County, MS 1833
Sharkey County, MS 1876
Simpson County, MS 1824
Smith County, MS 1833
Stone County, MS 1916
Sunflower County, MS 1844
Tallahatchie County, MS December 31, 1833
Tate County, MS 1873
Tippah County, MS 1836
Tishomingo County, MS February 9, 1836
Tunica County, MS 1836
Union County, MS 1870
Walthall County, MS 1910
Warren County, MS 1809
Washington County, MS 1827
Wayne County, MS 1809
Webster County, MS 1874
Wilkinson County, MS 1802
Winston County, MS 1833
Yalobusha County, MS February 21, 1834
Yazoo County, MS January 21, 1823