Winston County, Mississippi Genealogy

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

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Winston County Courthouse
 PO Box Drawer 69
Louisville, MS 39339
Phone: 662.773.3631 

Clerk Chancery Court has court, probate and
land records from 1834. Clerk Circuit Court
has marriage records. [1]


Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Winston 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 Winston County. 
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - New Prospect Greys
Company E - Pettus Rebels
Company F - Winston Rifles
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company C - Metts’ Company
Company D - Perkins’ Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Metts’ Company




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Winston County, Mississippi page 383, 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).