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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]Amite County Courthouse<br>243 W Main St; <br>Liberty, MS 39645-0000<br>Phone: 601.657.8022<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and<br> probate records from 1809. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Amite County, Mississippi page 378, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History  ==
== History  ==
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Revision as of 04:02, 3 January 2013

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Hand and keyboard.jpg Mississippi
Online Records

County Courthouse

Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Amite County Courthouse
243 W Main St;
Liberty, MS 39645-0000
Phone: 601.657.8022

Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and
probate records from 1809.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]


Parent County

1809--Amite County was created 24 February 1809 from Wilkinson County.
County seat:  Liberty [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



LDS Cemetery Records
US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery


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


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Liberty



Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Amite 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 Amite County. 
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Amite Rifles




Vital Records

  • 1800-1900 - Amite County, Mississippi Marriages. Arranged by bride. Arranged by groom. Courtesy: MSGenWeb - free.

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), Amite County, Mississippi page 378, 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).