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

Jasper County Overview

Jasper County, Mississippi was established in 1833 and named for Sgt. William Jasper, who distinguished himself in the defense of Fort Moultrie in 1776 during the American Revolutionary War. As of the 2010 census, the county had a population of 17,062. There are dual county seats in Bay Springs and Paulding. Bay Springs is the largest community. Bay Springs growth passed that of Paulding. No roadway connected the two parts of the county until one was built in 1935-1936. The still largely rural county is the major producer in the state of gas and oil, located in the southeast, and of timber, cattle, and poultry. The county’s total area is 677 square miles, almost all of which is land. Neighboring counties are all in Mississippi: Newton to the north, Clarke to the east, Wayne to the southeast, Jones to the south, and Smith to the west. A portion of the nationally protected Bienville National Forest lies within the county lines. Of the 14 zip codes assigned to the county, the most populous it 39422.

Jasper County Clerk Information

Billy G. Rayner, Circuit Clerk
District 1
PO Box 58
Paulding, MS 39348
601-727-4941

District 2
PO Box 447
Bay Springs, MS 39422
601-764-2245

Job Responsibilities:

  • Keep a general court docket in which all names and parties in each case, plea, indictment, records from inferior courts on appeal, and other papers are entered.
  • Keep orders of the court which are referenced in the minute book.
  • Enter a full and complete record of the proceedings of the suit (Circuit Court)
  • Serve as a registrar for voters in the county
  • Collect a filing fee from candidates pursuing a county office or legislative seat within the county

    Jasper County Records

    Tim McRee, Tax Assessor and Collector
    District 1
    P O Box 8
    Paulding, MS 39348
    (601)727-4971

    District 2
    P O Box 372
    Bay Springs, MS 39422
    (601)764-2813

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

    Barbara D. Ravenhorst, Chancery Clerk
    District 1 & District 2
    District 1
    P O Box 38
    Paulding, MS 39348
    (601)727-4941 (p)

    District 2
    P O Box 1047
    Bay Springs, MS 39422
    (601)764-3368 (p)

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

    Pay property taxes and forms:

    Jasper, MS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200917,929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,712
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009101
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,078
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200982
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009305
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,064
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009343
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009243
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200910,717
    Jasper County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Jasper 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:Jasper County Marriage License
    Location:1782 Highway 503, Paulding, Mississippi, 39348
    Phone:601-727-4941

    Jasper County Chancery Clerk

    Address: 1782 MS-503, Paulding, MS 39348, United States
    Phone: 601-727-4941

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