Benton County, Mississippi Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Benton County

County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse
 Main St; PO Box 218;
Ashland, MS 38603-0000
Phone: 662.224.,6300 

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records from 1871[1]

History

Parent County

1870--Benton County was created 21 July 1870 from Marshall and Tippah Counties.
County seat: Ashland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benton County, Mississippi page 378, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).

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