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Jefferson County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 305
Fayette, MS 39069 jeffersoncountyms.gov/page.php?id=3
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-786-3422
F: 601-786-9676
Couriers: 1483 Main St
Fayette, MS 39069
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
Justice Court
PO Box 1047
Fayette, MS 39069
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-786-8594
F: 601-786-6017
Couriers: 1483 S Main St
Fayette, MS 39069
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
PO Box 145
Fayette, MS 39069 www.jeffersoncountyms.gov/page.ph...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-786-3021
F: 601-786-6009
Couriers: 1483 Main St
Fayette, MS 39069
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family

Jefferson County, MS Vital Records

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

Jefferson County
Chancery Clerk
1483 Main St
jeffersoncountyms.gov/page.php?id=2
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-786-3021
Fax: 601-786-6009

Jefferson County Vital Certificates

Jefferson County Vital Certificates

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Jefferson County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 519.39 sq mi
Population (2009): 8,928
  • Females: 49.4%
  • White: 13.0%
  • Black/African American: 86.3%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 12.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -812
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 37.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 59.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.75
Housing Units (2000): 3,819
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.4%
Migration Flow to Jefferson County, MS from (2007-2008):

Jefferson County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $51,283
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $0
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $5,435
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $0
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $0
  • Farms: $1,618
  • Government: $25,161
Employed (2000): 2,655
Unemployed (2000): 440
Unemployment Rate (2009): 17.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $17,290
Local Government Employment (2007): 577
Local Government Revenue (2007): $21,539 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $14,290 (thou. dol.)

Jefferson County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 132
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.7
Deaths (2007): 79
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.2

Jefferson County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 38
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 36
Property Crimes (2008): 50
  • Burglary: 17
  • Larceny-Theft: 33
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Jefferson County Genealogy Records