Washington County, Mississippi Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Washington County

County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
PO Box 309;
Greenville, MS 38701;
Phone: 662.332.1595

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1858
and court records from 1890.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1856, probate and land records from 1831. [1]

History

Parent County

1827--Washington County was created 29 January 1827 from Warren and Yazoo Counties.
County seat: Greenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Washington 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), Washington 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).