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Covington County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 667
Collins, MS 39428
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-765-6506
F: 601-765-5012
Couriers: 101 S Dogwood Ave
Collins, MS 39428
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
Justice Court
PO Box 665
Collins, MS 39428
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-765-6581
F: 601-765-5014
Couriers: 101 Dogwood Ave
Collins, MS 39428
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
PO Box 1679
Collins, MS 39428 http://chancery13.com/
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-765-4242
F: 601-765-5016
Couriers: 101 S Elm Ave
Collins, MS 39428
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family

Covington County, MS Vital Records

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

Covington County
Chancery Clerk
101 S Elm St
Collins, MS 39428
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-765-4242
Fax: 601-765-5016

Covington County Vital Certificates

Covington County Vital Certificates

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Covington County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 413.79 sq mi
Population (2009): 20,544
  • Females: 52.4%
  • White: 62.4%
  • Black/African American: 36.7%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 61.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,137
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 24.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 67.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.68
Housing Units (2000): 8,083
Homeownership Rate (2000): 84.9%
Migration Flow to Covington County, MS from (2007-2008):

Covington County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $249,468
  • Construction: $34,019
  • Retail Trade: $16,105
  • Professional and Technical Services: $5,273
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $5,183
  • Retail Trade: $16,105
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $4,305
  • Manufacturing: $46,893
  • Farms: $15,670
  • Government: $51,630
Employed (2000): 7,454
Unemployed (2000): 623
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $22,441
Local Government Employment (2007): 922
Local Government Revenue (2007): $45,136 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $6,875 (thou. dol.)

Covington County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 313
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.4
Deaths (2007): 236
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.2

Covington County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 9
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 6
Property Crimes (2008): 175
  • Burglary: 25
  • Larceny-Theft: 139
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 11

Covington County Genealogy Records