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Online Records


County Courthouse

Attala County Courthouse
230 W Washington Street
Kosciusko, MS 39090-0000
Phone: 662.289.2921

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate
and land records and old newspapers. [1]


Parent County

1833--Attala County was created 23 December 1833 as part of the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Kosciusko [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Attala County, Mississippi Genealogy census records online, see: Mississippi Census.




Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Attala served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Attala County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company F - Shipp’s Company
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]
Company - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company B - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Attala Yellow Jackets
Company K - Center Marksmen
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Love’s Company
Company I - Turner’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company C - Buford’s Company




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Attala County, Mississippi page 378, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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