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Perry County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 198
New Augusta, MS 39462
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-964-8663
F: 601-964-8740
Couriers: 103 Main St
New Augusta, MS 39462
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released.
Justice Court
PO Box 455
New Augusta, MS 39462
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-964-8366
F: 601-964-8368
Couriers: 103 1st Street West
New Augusta, MS 39462
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Civil Actions Limit raised from $2500 to $3500 7/1/2008.
Chancery Court
PO Box 198
New Augusta, MS 39462 www.chancery10.com/countyperry.php
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-964-8398
F: 601-964-8746
Couriers: 103 Main St
New Augusta, MS 39462
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.

Perry County, MS Vital Records

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

Perry County
Chancery Clerk
103 S Main St
www.chancery10.com/countyperry.php
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-964-8398
Fax: 601-964-8265

Perry County Vital Certificates

Perry County Vital Certificates

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Perry County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 647.18 sq mi
Population (2009): 12,035
  • Females: 51.3%
  • White: 76.6%
  • Black/African American: 22.2%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 75.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -103
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 19.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 72.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 7.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.72
Housing Units (2000): 5,107
Homeownership Rate (2000): 84.5%
Migration Flow to Perry County, MS from (2007-2008):

Perry County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $136,134
  • Construction: $1,902
  • Retail Trade: $6,035
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,744
  • Healthcare: $9,002
  • Banking: $2,710
  • Retail Trade: $6,035
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $1,041
  • Manufacturing: $59,293
  • Farms: $5,925
  • Government: $23,163
Employed (2000): 4,636
Unemployed (2000): 354
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $21,014
Local Government Employment (2007): 578
Local Government Revenue (2007): $69,614 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $578,265 (thou. dol.)

Perry County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 204
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.7
Deaths (2007): 123
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.9

Perry 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

Perry County Genealogy Records