Pike County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Guide to '''Pike County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to Pike County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Pike County Courthouse
PO Box 309
Magnolia, Ms 39652
Phone: 601-783-3362

Clerk Chancer Court has divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1882.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]


Parent County

1815--Pike County was created 9 December 1815 from Marion County.
County seat: Magnolia [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1882--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Pike 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 Pike County. 
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - McNair Rifles, aka Pike County Rifles
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Bogue Chitto Guards
Company H - Dahlgren Rifles




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), Perry County, Mississippi page 382, 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).