Lookup Public Records in Attala CountyMississippi. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Attala County Overview

Attala County Mississippi, established in 1833, is named for Attala, a fictional Native American heroine from an early-19th-century novel of the same name by François-René de Chateaubriand. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,564. Its county seat is Kosciusko, which is also the largest community. The historian of the American Civil War, John D. Winters, was born in Attala County in 1917. Myrtis Methvin, mayor of Castor in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, from 1933 to 1945, and the second woman mayor in Louisiana, was born in Attala County in 1895. The county has a total area of 735 square miles of land, plus two square miles of water. Adjacent counties are all in Mississippi and include: Montgomery to the north, Choctaw to the northeast, Winston to the east, Leake to the south, Madison to the southwest, Holmes to the west and Carroll to the northwest. A portion of the nationally protected Natchez Trace Parkway is also in the county lines. Nine zip codes are in use in the county, the larges one is 39090.

Attala County Clerk Information

Wanda Fancher
Circuit Clerk
100 Courthouse, Ste. 1
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-289-1471
circuitclerk@attalacounty.net

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.

Attala County Records

Gerry Taylor
Chancery Clerk
230 W. Washington St.
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-289-2921
chanceryclerk@attalacounty.net

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 oversees 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.

Brenda Williams
Tax Assessor and Collector
112 N. Wells St.
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-289-5731
taxassessor@attalacounty.net

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:

Attala, MS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200919,331
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,829
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009143
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009229
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009749
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009302
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009364
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,653
Attala County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Attala 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:Attala County Marriage License
Location:230 West Washington Street, Kosciusko, Mississippi, 39090
Phone:601-289-1471

Attala County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 230 W Washington St, Kosciusko, MS 39090, United States
Phone: 662-289-2921

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