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

Hinds County Overview

Established in 1821 Hinds County, Mississippi, named for a Battle of New Orleans general during the War of 1812, General Thomas Hinds. As of the 2010 census, the population was 245,285, making it the most populous county in Mississippi. Its dual county seats are Raymond and Jackson, the state capital as well as the largest community in the county. It is bordered on the northwest by the Big Black River and on the east by the Pearl River. It is one county width away from the Yazoo River and the southern border of the Mississippi Delta. The county has a total area of 877 square miles and it is the third largest county by land area and fifth largest by total area in the state. Land takes up 870 square miles and the remaining seven is water. Neighboring counties include: Madison to the northeast, Rankin to the east, Copiah to the south, Claiborne to the southwest, Warren to the west, and Yazoo to the northwest. Hinds County is also partially home to the nationally protected Natchez Trace Parkway. A total of 22 zip codes have been assigned to the county, the largest of which is 39212.

Hinds County Clerk Information

Zack Wallace, Circuit Clerk
P.O. Box 999
Raymond, MS 39154
(601) 857-8038

P.O. Box 327
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 968-6628

Responsibilities of the Circuit Clerk

  • Serves as Clerk of the County and Circuit Courts (7 Judges).
  • Receives and files all law suits, 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.
  • Registers citizens to vote and has other duties in handling elections.

    Hinds County Records

    Charles E. Stokes, Tax Assessor
    P.O. Box 22908
    Jackson, MS 39225-2908
    601 968-6616

    P.O. Box 549
    Raymond, MS 39154
    601 857-8787

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

    Eddie Jean Carr, Chancery Clerk
    316 S. President St.
    PO Box 686
    Jackson, MS 39201
    601.968.6508

    Main St., Annex Building
    PO Box 88
    Raymond, MS 39154
    601.857.8055

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

    Eddie J. Fair, Tax Collector

    First District
    316 S. President St.
    Jackson, MS 39201
    601.968.6587
    601.968.6588
    601.968.6590

    Second District
    127 W. Main Street
    Raymond, MS 39154
    601.857.5574

    Pay property taxes:

    Marriage information, fees and forms:

    Vehicle tags and registrations online:

    Hinds, MS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009245,221
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200911,982
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009576
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009677
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200996
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009144
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009827
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200913,884
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,488
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,348
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009168
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20098,750
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009203
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009155
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200913,310
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,272
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009324
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009752
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009160
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009139
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20095,595
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,224
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200958
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20092,285
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009438
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009142
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009181
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009675
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009175
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009172,205
    Hinds County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Hinds 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:Hinds County Marriage License
    Location:127 West Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi, 39154
    Phone:601-968-6653

    Hinds County Chancery Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 127 W Main St, Raymond, MS 39154, United States
    Phone: 601-857-8055

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