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

Humphreys County Overview

Humphreys County, established in 1918 and named for Benjamin G. Humphreys is the newest county in the state and is in the Mississippi Delta area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,375. The county seat and largest community is Belzoni. It was named “Farm-Raised Catfish Capital of the World” in 1976 by then Governor Cliff Finch, since it produced more farm-raised catfish than any other U.S. county. Forty thousand acres of the county are underwater and used to grow catfish. About 60% of U.S. farm-raised catfish is raised within a 65-mile radius of the county seat, Belzoni. The title “Catfish Capital” has also been claimed by Savannah, Tennessee, and Des Allemandes, Louisiana. A portion of the nationally protected Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge reside in the county lines. The county has a total of 13 square miles of water and an additional 418 square miles of land. Neighboring counties are: Sunflower to the north, Leflore to the northeast, Holmes to the east, Yazoo to the south, Sharkey to the southwest, and Washington to the west. The most populous zip code in the county is 39038 and it is one of eight total zips deployed in the county.

Humphreys County Clerk Information

Humphreys County Courthouse
102 Castleman St, PO Box 696
Belzoni, MS 39038
Phone: 662-247-3065

Timaka J. Jones
P.O. Box 696
Belzoni, MS 39038

Humphreys County Records

Humphreys County Tax Assessor – Collector
102 Castleman Street
Belzoni, Mississippi 39038
(662) 247 3174

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


Lawrence Browder
Post Office Box 547
Belzoni, MS 39038
(662) 247-1740

Land records, deeds, fee schedules, plats and surveys, maps, passports, tax liens, easements and condemnations:

Pay property taxes and forms:

Humphreys County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Humphreys 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

Humphreys Chancery Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 102 Castleman St # 2, Belzoni, MS 39038, United States
Phone: 662-247-1740

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