Clay County Researchers' Directory


Mississippi Department of Archives and History
PO Box 571
Jackson, MS 39205-0571
(601) 359-6850

Mississippi State Department of Health
Public Health Statistics
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
(601) 576-7960


Clay County Chancery Clerk
PO Box 815
West Point, MS 39773
(662) 494-3124

Clay County Circuit Clerk
PO Box 364
West Point, MS 39773
(662) 494-3384


Bryan Public Library
338 Commerce St.
West Point, MS 39773
(662) 494-4872
(662) 494-0300 FAX


Daily Times Leader
227 Court Street
P.O. Box 1176
West Point, MS 39773
(662) 494-1422


Research Notes

For Mississippi birth and death records, contact the Mississippi State Department of Health. 

For items such as property deeds, probate records, civil court records, and divorce records, contact the Clay County Chancery Clerk.

For items such as marriage records, criminal court records and voter records, contact the Clay County Circuit Clerk.

Prior to Clay County's formation in 1871, you may need to check records in the parent counties of Oktibbeha, Chickasaw, Monroe or Lowndes.

In checking resources, please remember that prior to 1876 Clay County was known as Colfax County.


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