Lookup Public Records in Amite County, Mississippi. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Amite County Overview
The name of Amite County is derived from the French amitié, meaning “friendship.” It is also the name of the river, which runs through the county. It is on the southern border with Louisiana and as of the 2010 census, the population was 13,131. The county seat is Liberty; however, the largest community is Gloster. Noted historic sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places include the Amite County Courthouse and the Westbrook Cotton Gin, the only one surviving of seven in the county. In addition, 19th-century plantation houses and the Liberty and Bethany Presbyterian churches are included on the Register. The county has a total of 732 square miles, 730 of which is land and the remaining two square miles is water. The county is also partially home to the nationally protected Homochitto National Forest. Adjacent counties are: Franklin, MS to the north, Lincoln, to the northeast, Pike, MS to the east, Tangipahoa Parish, LA to the southeast, St Helena Parish, LA to the south, East Feliciana Parish, LA to the southwest and Wilkinson, MS to the west. There is a total of nine zip codes assigned to the county, the largest of which is 39645.
Amite County Clerk Information
PO Box 312
Liberty MS 39645-0312
The Circuit Clerk serves as Clerk of the County and Circuit Courts, receives and files all lawsuits, indictments, motions and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit or County Courts and issues all process including summons and subpoenas, draws jurors and qualifies juries, keeps a record of all judgments and executions, issues marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages, records medical and other professional licenses, and registers citizens to vote and has other duties in handling elections. The clerk also processes Passport Acceptance Agents.
Amite County Records
PO Box 680
Liberty MS 39645
As public recorder, the Clerk handles the recording and storage of several types of documents and maintains various indexes that aid people in researching these records. The primary records are deeds and mortgages relating to real property, but the Clerk also records construction and condominium liens, federal tax liens, Lis Pendens (notices of pending lawsuits) and military discharges. The Clerk is in charge of the storage and authorized disposal of older land rolls, tax receipts and many other County records after their active use lifespan. As Clerk of the Chancery Court, the Clerk handles a multitude of tasks such as matters of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, divorces, child custody, adoption, property disputes and other matters of equity.
243 West Main Street
PO Box 356
Liberty MS 39645
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Land records, deeds, vital records, military service records, plats and surveys, maps, passports, recreational vehicle registrations, tax liens, easements and condemnations:
|Amite County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Amite County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Marriage – Title 93, Ch. 1|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Amite County Marriage License|
|Location:||243 East Main Street, Liberty, Mississippi, 39645|
Amite County Chancery Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 243 W Main St, Liberty, MS 39645, United States