Leake County, Mississippi Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Leake County; Court Sq; PO Box 72; Carthage, MS 39051; Ph. 601.267.7371 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has m rec, div rec from 1871, ct rec, land rec from 1833, pro rec from 1840 & mil dis rec from 1918)
1833--Leake County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Carthage 
For tips on accessing Leake County, Mississippi Genealogy census records online, see: Mississippi Census.
- Civil War service men from Leake 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 Leake County.
- - 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
- Company E - Hall’s Company
- - 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
- Company C - Quitman Southrons
- - Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
- Company D - Perkins’ Company
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).