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Leake County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 67
Carthage, MS 39051 www.leakecountyms.org/county-courts
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-267-8357
F: 601-267-8889
Couriers: 101 Court Sq # 100
Carthage, MS 39051
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
Justice Court
PO Box 69
Carthage, MS 39051 www.leakecountyms.org/county-courts
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-267-5677
F: 601-267-6134
Couriers: 215 W Main St
Carthage, MS 39051
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
PO Box 72
Carthage, MS 39051 www.leakecountyms.org/county-courts
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-267-7371
F: 601-267-6137
Couriers: 101 Court Sq # 100
Carthage, MS 39051
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.

Leake County, MS Vital Records

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

Leake County
Chancery Clerk
101 Court Sq
www.leakecountyms.org/chancery-cl...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-267-7371
Fax: 601-267-6137

Leake County Vital Certificates

Leake County Vital Certificates

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Leake County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 582.71 sq mi
Population (2009): 23,132
  • Females: 49.8%
  • White: 54.7%
  • Black/African American: 39.2%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 50.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 2,188
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 23.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 64.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.65
Housing Units (2000): 8,585
Homeownership Rate (2000): 82.0%
Migration Flow to Leake County, MS from (2007-2008):

Leake County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $254,852
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $21,041
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,348
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $11,577
  • Retail Trade: $21,041
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $4,254
  • Manufacturing: $0
  • Farms: $41,427
  • Government: $45,511
Employed (2000): 7,750
Unemployed (2000): 592
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $22,252
Local Government Employment (2007): 991
Local Government Revenue (2007): $30,850 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $19,523 (thou. dol.)

Leake County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 426
  • Per 1,000 population: 18.7
Deaths (2007): 276
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.0

Leake County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 0
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
Property Crimes (2008): 24
  • Burglary: 14
  • Larceny-Theft: 10
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Leake County Genealogy Records