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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Harrison County, Mississippi|Harrison]]
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*[[Pearl River County, Mississippi|Pearl river]]
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*[[St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana|St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Stone County, Mississippi|Stone]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 21:26, 6 January 2009

United States > Mississippi  > Hancock County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1812--Hancock County was created 18 December 1812 from the Mobile District.  County seat: Bay St. Louis [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1863--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Bay St. Louis

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).