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Tallahatchie County, MS Public Records

Charleston Circuit Court
PO Box 86
Charleston, MS 38921
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-647-8758
F: 662-647-8490
Couriers: 1 Court Square
Charleston, MS 38921
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
There are 2 Circuit Courts in Tallahatchie - one in Charleston and one in Sumner. Both towns are county seats.
Sumner Circuit Court
PO Box 96
Sumner, MS 38957
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-375-8515
F: 662-375-7252
Couriers: 100 S Court St
Sumner, MS 38957
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
There are 2 Circuit Courts in Tallahatchie - one in Charleston and one in Sumner. Both towns are county seats.
Tallahatchie Justice Court District 2 - Sumner
PO Box 155
Sumner, MS 38957
Hours: 8AM-N; 1-5PM CST
P: 662-375-9452
F: 662-375-8200
Couriers: 401 Court Sq
Sumner, MS 38957
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Tallahatchie Justice Court District 1 - Charleston
PO Box 440
Charleston, MS 38921
Hours: 8AM-12: 1PM-5PM CST
P: 662-647-3477, 662-647-3478
F: 662-647-2208
Couriers: 1 Court Square
Charleston, MS 38921
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Court is located upstairs of the Charleston court house; records are not co-mingled. Call before faxing.
Charleston Chancery Court
PO Box 350
Charleston, MS 38921
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-647-5551
F: 662-647-3702
Couriers: One Court Square
Charleston, MS 38921
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family
Sumner Chancery Court
PO Box 180
Sumner, MS 38957
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
P: 662-375-8731
F: 662-375-7252
Couriers: 100 N Main Court Square
Sumner, MS 38957
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family

Tallahatchie County, MS Vital Records

Contact the Tallahatchie County (1st District) Office of the Chancery Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Tallahatchie County (1st District)
Chancery Clerk
1 Court Sq
Charleston, MS 38921
8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
Phone: 662-647-5551
Fax: 662-647-3702

Contact the Tallahatchie County (2nd District) Office of the Chancery Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Tallahatchie County (2nd District)
Chancery Clerk
100 Court St
Sumner, MS 38957
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 662-375-8731
Fax: 662-375-7252

Tallahatchie County Vital Certificates

Tallahatchie County Vital Certificates

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Tallahatchie County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 643.92 sq mi
Population (2009): 12,638
  • Females: 53.6%
  • White: 38.0%
  • Black/African American: 60.6%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 37.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): -2,265
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 28.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 54.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.81
Housing Units (2000): 5,711
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.2%
Migration Flow to Tallahatchie County, MS from (2007-2008):

Tallahatchie County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $129,891
  • Construction: $4,409
  • Retail Trade: $9,156
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,827
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $1,843
  • Retail Trade: $9,156
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $3,854
  • Farms: $17,108
  • Government: $37,471
Employed (2000): 5,079
Unemployed (2000): 539
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,382
Local Government Employment (2007): 846
Local Government Revenue (2007): $35,212 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $7,173 (thou. dol.)

Tallahatchie County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 260
  • Per 1,000 population: 19.8
Deaths (2007): 142
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.5

Tallahatchie County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 31
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 21
  • Aggravated Assault: 9
Property Crimes (2008): 87
  • Burglary: 26
  • Larceny-Theft: 61
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Tallahatchie County Genealogy Records