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Clay County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 364
West Point, MS 39773 www.claycountyms.com/index.php/co...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-494-3384
F: 662-495-2057
Couriers: 205 Court St
West Point, MS 39773
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
Public must search using docket books.
Justice Court
PO Box 674
West Point, MS 39773 www.claycountyms.com/index.php/co...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-494-6140
F: 662-494-6141
Couriers: 218 W Broad St
West Point, MS 39773
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
PO Box 815
West Point, MS 39773 www.claycountyms.com/index.php/co...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-494-3124
F: 662-492-4059
Couriers: 205 Court St
West Point, MS 39773
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family
Chancery Courts have jurisdiction of disputes in matters involving equity, domestic matters, and land record disputes. Send faxes to Chancery Court, ATTN: Amy G Berry. Limited online access at http://courts.ms.gov/mec/mec.html.

Clay County, MS Vital Records

Contact the Clay County Office of the Chancery Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Clay County
Chancery Clerk
205 Court St
West Point, MS 39773 www.claycountyms.com/index.php/go...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 662-494-3124
Fax: 662-492-4059

Clay County Vital Certificates

Clay County Vital Certificates

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Clay County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 408.56 sq mi
Population (2009): 20,722
  • Females: 53.0%
  • White: 42.1%
  • Black/African American: 57.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 41.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,257
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 25.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 68.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.64
Housing Units (2000): 8,810
Homeownership Rate (2000): 73.6%
Migration Flow to Clay County, MS from (2007-2008):

Clay County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $293,482
  • Construction: $11,480
  • Retail Trade: $25,099
  • Professional and Technical Services: $12,656
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $6,819
  • Retail Trade: $25,099
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $4,690
  • Manufacturing: $92,562
  • Farms: $301
  • Government: $41,902
Employed (2000): 8,698
Unemployed (2000): 764
Unemployment Rate (2009): 17.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $25,475
Local Government Employment (2007): 883
Local Government Revenue (2007): $38,386 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $33,479 (thou. dol.)

Clay County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 319
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.3
Deaths (2007): 203
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.3

Clay County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 36
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 6
  • Robbery: 9
  • Aggravated Assault: 21
Property Crimes (2008): 376
  • Burglary: 101
  • Larceny-Theft: 274
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1

Clay County Genealogy Records