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Wayne County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 428
Waynesboro, MS 39367 www.waynecounty.ms/county/departm...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-735-1171
F: 601-735-6261
Couriers: 609 Azalea Dr
Waynesboro, MS 39367
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed or expunged records released
This court is in process of computerizing their records.
Justice Court
810 Chickasawhay St, #C
Waynesboro, MS 39367
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-735-3118
F: 601-735-6266
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
609 Azalea Dr
Waynesboro, MS 39367
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 601-735-2873
F: 601-735-6224
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.

Wayne County, MS Vital Records

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

Wayne County
Chancery Clerk
www.waynecounty.ms/county/court-s...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 601-735-2873
Fax: 601-735-6224

Wayne County Vital Certificates

Wayne County Vital Certificates

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Wayne County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 810.32 sq mi
Population (2009): 20,654
  • Females: 52.4%
  • White: 60.5%
  • Black/African American: 38.8%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 59.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): -578
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 22.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 64.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.67
Housing Units (2000): 9,049
Homeownership Rate (2000): 85.0%
Migration Flow to Wayne County, MS from (2007-2008):

Wayne County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $274,684
  • Construction: $30,236
  • Retail Trade: $22,415
  • Professional and Technical Services: $4,378
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $6,516
  • Retail Trade: $22,415
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $39,275
  • Farms: $24,697
  • Government: $53,280
Employed (2000): 7,781
Unemployed (2000): 661
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,634
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,130
Local Government Revenue (2007): $58,320 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $18,650 (thou. dol.)

Wayne County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 325
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.4
Deaths (2007): 181
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.2

Wayne County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 21
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 13
  • Aggravated Assault: 7
Property Crimes (2008): 112
  • Burglary: 65
  • Larceny-Theft: 43
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 4

Wayne County Genealogy Records