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Lauderdale County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 1005
Meridian, MS 39302-1005 www.lauderdalecounty.org/court-sy...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-482-9731
F: 601-484-3970
Couriers: 500 Constitution Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
County Court
500 Constitution Ave, 3rd Floor
Meridian, MS 39301 www.lauderdalecounty.org/court-sy...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-482-9756
F: 601-484-3970
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil under $75,000, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
Justice Court
PO Box 5126
Meridian, MS 39301 www.lauderdalecounty.org/court-sy...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-482-9875
F: 601-482-9813
Couriers: 410 Constitution Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
500 Constitution Ave, 2nd Floor
Meridian, MS 39301 www.lauderdalecounty.org/court-sy...
Hours: 8AMN 1PM-5PM CST
P: 601-482-9701
F: 601-486-4941
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family
Online access is provided to subscribers at http://courts.ms.gov/mec/mec.html. This is an electronic case filing system, so not all historical cases are included. There is a $10.00 annual fee and a $.20 per page view. No identifiers are provided.

Lauderdale County, MS Vital Records

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

Lauderdale County
Chancery Clerk
500 Constitution Ave, 1st Fl, Rm 105
Meridian, MS 39301 www.lauderdalecounty.org/county-d...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-482-9701
Fax: 601-486-4943

Lauderdale County Vital Certificates

Lauderdale County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Lauderdale County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 703.51 sq mi
Population (2009): 79,099
  • Females: 51.7%
  • White: 56.5%
  • Black/African American: 41.7%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 55.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 938
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 20.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 74.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.49
Housing Units (2000): 33,418
Homeownership Rate (2000): 67.8%
Migration Flow to Lauderdale County, MS from (2007-2008):

Lauderdale County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,768,123
  • Construction: $84,687
  • Retail Trade: $155,479
  • Professional and Technical Services: $48,645
  • Healthcare: $337,681
  • Banking: $63,072
  • Retail Trade: $155,479
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $47,211
  • Manufacturing: $180,573
  • Farms: $1,752
  • Government: $427,416
Employed (2000): 31,126
Unemployed (2000): 2,529
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,659
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,904
Local Government Revenue (2007): $178,279 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $113,835 (thou. dol.)

Lauderdale County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,268
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.3
Deaths (2007): 900
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 15
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.8

Lauderdale County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 245
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 8
  • Forcible rape: 41
  • Robbery: 98
  • Aggravated Assault: 98
Property Crimes (2008): 2,445
  • Burglary: 968
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,318
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 159

Lauderdale County Genealogy Records