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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Scott-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Scott County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 630<br> Forest, MS 39074<br> Phone: 601.469.1922<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and court records 1900, <br>probate and land records from 1835, old church and cemetery <br>records. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott County, Mississippi page 382, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Scott-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Scott County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 630<br> Forest, MS 39074<br> Phone: 601.469.1922<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and court records 1900, <br>probate and land records from 1835, old church and cemetery <br>records. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott County, Mississippi page 382, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Scott County Courthouse
PO Box 630
Forest, MS 39074
Phone: 601.469.1922

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and court records 1900,
probate and land records from 1835, old church and cemetery
records. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County. 
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company K - Mississippi Body Guards
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Lake Rebels
Company K - East Mississippi Greys

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott 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).