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County Courthouse

Panola County; 151 Public Sq; Batesville, MS 38606-2220; Ph. 601.563.6205 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has div & pro rec from 1836; Clk Cir Ct has m rec from 1885 & ct rec from 1836)


Parent County

1886--Panola County was created 9 February 1836 from the the Chickasaw Cesson.
County seat: Batesville [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1886--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Batesville



Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Panola 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 Panola County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company C - Panola Cavalry
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)
Company E - Pleasant Mount Rifles
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company H - Ballentine’s Guards
Company K - Jernigan’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Senatobia Opposers
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company H - Hill’s Company
- 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company H - Morris’ Company
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company H - Morris’ Company
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company H - Panola Guards
Company I - Senatobia Invincibles, aka Invincibles
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Sardis Blues [also listed as Co. F]




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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