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Lawrence County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 1249
Monticello, MS 39654
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-587-4791, 601-587-0112
F: 601-587-4405
Couriers: 517 E Broad St
Monticello, MS 39654
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
Justice Court
PO Box 903
Monticello, MS 39654
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-587-7183, 601-587-4854
F: 601-587-0755
Couriers: 435 Brinson St
Monticello, MS 39654
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
PO Box 821
Monticello, MS 39654
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-587-7162
F: 601-587-0767
Couriers: 517 E Broad St, Courthouse Sq
Monticello, MS 39654
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family

Lawrence County, MS Vital Records

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

Lawrence County
Chancery Clerk
517 E Broad St
Monticello, MS 39654
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-587-7162
Fax: 601-587-0750

Lawrence County Vital Certificates

Lawrence County Vital Certificates

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Lawrence County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 430.63 sq mi
Population (2009): 13,308
  • Females: 51.8%
  • White: 66.9%
  • Black/African American: 32.1%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 66.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): 50
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 20.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 72.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.61
Housing Units (2000): 5,688
Homeownership Rate (2000): 84.2%
Migration Flow to Lawrence County, MS from (2007-2008):

Lawrence County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $164,323
  • Construction: $11,605
  • Retail Trade: $8,394
  • Professional and Technical Services: $2,372
  • Healthcare: $7,246
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $8,394
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $1,238
  • Manufacturing: $60,845
  • Farms: $12,063
  • Government: $32,460
Employed (2000): 5,100
Unemployed (2000): 342
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $25,471
Local Government Employment (2007): 701
Local Government Revenue (2007): $27,524 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $6,320 (thou. dol.)

Lawrence County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 220
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.6
Deaths (2007): 142
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1

Lawrence County Criminal Records

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

Lawrence County Genealogy Records