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  Scott County
Created 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1832
County Seat:  Forest


ca. 1920s


Present day

Scott County Chancery Clerk
100 E Main St
Forest, MS 39074
Telephone: (601) 469-1922

Scott County Circuit Clerk
P. O. Box 371
Forest, MS 39074

County Population 2000 Census - 25,000

Photos Submitted by Gayle Triller



Sharkey County
Created 1876 from Warren, Washington, & Issaquena Counties
County Seat:  Rolling Fork


2004

Sharkey Chancery Clerk
400 Locust St
Rolling Fork, MS 39159-0218
Telephone: (662) 873-2766

County Population 2000 Census - 6,800

Photo Submitted by Jackie Rhodes



Simpson County
Created 1824 from the Choctaw Cession of 1820
County Seat:  Mendenhall


2004

Simpson County Courthouse
P.O. Box 307
Mendenhall, MS 39114-0367
Telephone: (601) 847-2474

 Chancery Clerk's Office
109 W Pine Ave
Mendenhall, MS 39114
(601) 847-2626

County Population 2000 Census - 25,100

Photo submitted by Jackie Rhodes



Smith County
Created 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830
County Seat:  Raleigh


Built 1912 - postcard ca. 1915-1930


Built 1912 - Contemporary


2004

There have been four courthouses. 
After the first courthouse burned, the Old Floyd Hotel was used, but it burned in 1892. 
This resulted in the loss of all of the records for Smith County. 
A new building was erected and again was destroyed by fire in 1912, 
destroying practically all of the records. 

Smith Chancery Clerk's Office
123 Main St
Raleigh, MS 39153
Telephone: (601) 782-9811

County Population 2000 Census - 15,100

Top: Postcard courtesy of USGenWeb Penny Postcard Collection
Middle:  Photo submitted by Kathy Murray
Bottom:  Photos submitted by Kenneth and Jackie Rhodes



Stone County
Created 1916 from Harrison County
County Seat:  Wiggins


 

Stone County Chancery Clerk
P.O. Drawer 7
Wiggins, MS 39577
Telephone: (601) 928-5266

County Population 2000 Census - 12,500

Top Photo submitted by Kenneth and Jackie Rhodes
Bottom four photos submitted by Kenny Hatten



Sunflower County
Created 1844 from Bolivar County
Parent of Humphreys (1918) and Leflore (1871) Counties
County Seat:  Indianola


2004


Inscription:

"Bell from Old
Court House which
stood on this site from
1896 - 1965"

Sunflower Chancery Clerk
200 Main St
Indianola, MS 38751-0988
Telephone: (662) 887-4703

County Population 2000 Census - 35,800

Photos Submitted by Jackie Rhodes


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