Lookup Public Records in Amite CountyMississippi. 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

Debbie Kirkland

Circuit Clerk

PO Box 312
Liberty MS 39645-0312
601-657-8932
ciclerk@amitecountyms.gov

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
Jana Causey
Chancery Clerk
PO Box 680
Liberty MS 39645
601-657-8022
jcausey@amitecountyms.gov

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.

Eunice Blake
Tax Assessor/Collector
243 West Main Street
PO Box 356
Liberty MS 39645
601-657-8973
eblake@amitecountyms.gov

Assessments and values, tax exempt property, tax credits and exemptions:

Land records, deeds, vital records, military service records, plats and surveys, maps, passports, recreational vehicle registrations, tax liens, easements and condemnations:

Amite, MS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200912,904
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,799
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009380
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009688
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,270
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009192
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20096,969
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
Phone:601-657-8932

Amite County Chancery Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 243 W Main St, Liberty, MS 39645, United States
Phone: 601-657-8022

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