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Jackson County
Created 1812 from Mobile District
Parent of Harrison (1841) and George (1910) Counties
County Seat:  Pascagoula


2004

Jackson County Courthouse
P.O. Box 998
Pascagoula, MS 39568
Telephone: (228) 769-3040 

Because the Jackson County Courthouse 
has been destroyed three times by fire, 
the Archives' records begin in 1875, 
but many deeds (ca 1820's on) 
were brought back in and re-recorded. 

Jackson County Clerk
P.O. Box 998 
Pascagoula, MS 39567 
Telephone: (228) 769-3131

County Population 2000 Census - 129,200

Photo submitted by Kenneth and Jackie Rhodes



Jasper County
Created 1833 from Indian Lands
County Seat:  Bay Springs


Early View - Old Courthouse


2004

Jasper County Courthouse
County Clerk
P.O. Box 447
Bay Springs, MS 39422
Telephone: (601) 764-3368

Jasper County Chancery Clerk
Court Street 
Bay Springs, MS 39422
Telephone: (601) 764-2245 

County Population 2000 Census - 17,400

Postcard courtesy of USGenWeb Penny Postcard Collection
Bottom photos submitted by Kenneth and Jackie Rhodes


Jefferson County
Created 1799 from The Natchez District
Parent of Claiborne (1802) County
County Seat:  Fayette


At Expo
Photo submitted by Ann Allen Geoghegan

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Postcard courtesy of USGenWeb Penny Postcard Collection

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Old Courthouse 1981
This courthouse burned in 1990.
Majority of records were saved, though some of the "saved" records were later lost.
Photo submitted by T. L. Williams


2004
Photos submitted by Kenneth and Jackie Rhodes

New Courthouse:
Jefferson County Courthouse
P.O. Box 305
Fayette, MS 39069-0145
Telephone: (601) 786-3422

County Population 2000 Census - 8,500
 



Jefferson Davis County
Created 1906 from Covington & Lawrence Counties
County Seat:  Prentiss


2004

Jefferson Davis County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1082
Prentiss, MS 39474
Telephone: (601) 792-4204 

Jefferson Davis Chancery Clerk
1025 3rd St.
Prentiss, MS 39474-1137
Telephone: (601) 792-4204

County Population 2000 Census - 14,200

Photo submitted by Kenneth and Jackie Rhodes



Jones County
Created 1826 from Covington & Wayne Counties
County Seat:  Laurel


2004

Jones County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1468
Laurel, MS 39441
Telephone: (601) 428-0527

Jones County Chancery Clerk
415 N 5th Ave
Laurel, MS 39441-3968
Telephone: (601) 428-0527


Jones County Historical Marker

County Population 2000 Census - 63,700

Photos submitted by Kenneth and Jackie Rhodes


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