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Online Records


County Courthouse

Neshoba County Courthouse
401 E Beacon St Ste 107
Philadelphia, MS 39350
Phone 601.656.3581

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1890.
Clerk Circuit court has marriage records from 1912. [1]


Parent County

1833--Neshoba County was created  23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Philadelphia [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Neshoba County 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 Neshoba County. 
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Bogue Chitto Rangers - see Roster
Company K - Scotland Guards - see Roster
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Runnel’s Company - see Roster
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company A - Perrin’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Perrin’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - Neshoba Rifles, aka Neshoba Riflemen




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), Neshoba County, Mississippi page 381, 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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