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Prentiss County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 727
Booneville, MS 38829 co.prentiss.ms.us/circuit.html
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-728-4611
F: 662-728-2006
Couriers: 101A N Main St
Booneville, MS 38829
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, sex, or expunged records released
Justice Court
1901C E Chambers Dr
Booneville, MS 38829
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-728-8696
F: 662-728-2009
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
PO Box 477
Booneville, MS 38829
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-728-8151
F: 662-728-2007
Couriers: 100 N Main St
Booneville, MS 38829
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family

Prentiss County, MS Vital Records

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

Prentiss County
Chancery Clerk
100 N Main St
Booneville, MS 38829
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 662-728-8151
Fax: 662-728-2007

Prentiss County Vital Certificates

Prentiss 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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Prentiss County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 414.93 sq mi
Population (2009): 25,709
  • Females: 51.6%
  • White: 84.5%
  • Black/African American: 14.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 83.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 153
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 19.0%
High School Graduates (2000): 64.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.52
Housing Units (2000): 10,681
Homeownership Rate (2000): 77.9%
Migration Flow to Prentiss County, MS from (2007-2008):

Prentiss County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $304,513
  • Construction: $14,659
  • Retail Trade: $17,543
  • Professional and Technical Services: $13,100
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $8,259
  • Retail Trade: $17,543
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,353
  • Manufacturing: $109,014
  • Farms: $646
  • Government: $69,253
Employed (2000): 10,978
Unemployed (2000): 655
Unemployment Rate (2009): 13.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $21,311
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,451
Local Government Revenue (2007): $69,734 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $37,408 (thou. dol.)

Prentiss County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 354
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.9
Deaths (2007): 232
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.6

Prentiss County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 10
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 6
Property Crimes (2008): 291
  • Burglary: 69
  • Larceny-Theft: 222
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Prentiss County Genealogy Records