Tippah County, Mississippi Records
Tippah County, Mississippi (Map It) was created on February 9, 1836 from Monroe County. The county was named for the Native American word for "cut off" .
Tippah County is bordered by Hardeman County, Tennessee (north), Alcorn County (east), Prentiss County (southeast), Union County (south) and Benton County (west).
Tippah County Cities and Towns include Ripley, Blue Mountain, Dumas, Falkner, Walnut.
A Map of Tippah County, Mississippi contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Tippah County, Mississippi Courthouse Records
Tippah County, MS Courthouse
The Tippah County Courthouse is located in Ripley, Mississippi. Record loss, 1863. Learn More About State of Mississippi Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Tippah county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Tippah County Chancery Court Clerk has Land Records from 1836, Probate Records from 1855 and Divorce Records from see Clerk. The County Chancery Court Clerk record all documents (warranty deeds, deed of trusts, military discharges, etc) to be in Public Land Records and create and maintain indexes for the documents filed in the land records, such as sectional indexes, direct/reverse indexes, etc. Maintain the Court dockets and file all records of the Court. Record and preserve court minute books. Submit divorce and other statistics to the Mississippi Department of Vital Records.
- Tippah County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1858 and Court Records from 1849. The County Clerk of Circuit Court include Receiving and fileing all law suits, indictments, motions and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit or County Courts. Keeps a record of all Judgments and Executions, Issues marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages.
- Tippah County Tax Assessor / Collector maintain original tax records, both real and personal.
- Tippah County Health Department has birth and death records from November 1, 1912. You may go to any county health department in the State of Mississippi to obtain a certificates can be issued while you wait.
Tippah County, Mississippi Census Records
- Learn More: State of Mississippi Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Tippah County, Mississippi Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Mississippi Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from November 1, 1912 to present
- Marriage Records: has statistical marriage records only from January 1926 to July 1, 1938, and since January 1942. to present
- Divorce Records: has divorce indexes from January 1926 to present
- Locations: Mississippi Office of Vital Statistics, Mississippi State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications..
- In Person: Mississippi Vital Records, State Dept of Health, 571 Stadium Dr., Jackson, MS 39215; (601) 576-7960
Tippah County, Mississippi Resources
- Tippah County Historical & Genealogical Society, 308 North, Commerce Street, Ripley, MS 38663
- Northeast Mississippi Historical & Genealogical Society
- Tippah County, Mississippi Message Boards
- Tippah County, Mississippi Genealogy Boards
Tippah County, Mississippi External Links
- Mississippi Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Tippah County, Mississippi Books - Amazon
- Tippah Co., Mississippi - FindaGrave
- Mississippi Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Tippah County, Mississippi Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Mississippi (1818 - 1964)
- Tippah Co. MSGenweb
- Tippah County, Mississippi Ancestry Database Collections
- Tippah County, Mississippi Military Records