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

Lee County Overview

Lee is a county in Mississippi, that was created in 1866 and named for confederate general, Robert E. Lee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 82,910. The largest community is also the county seat, Tupelo. It was carved from Itawamba and Pontotoc; therefore, the record and list of pioneers mentioned in those counties embrace a great number who were residents of what is now Lee County. The county has a total area of 450 square miles of land, plus three-square miles of water. Adjacent counties are: Itawamba to the east, Monroe to the southeast, Chickasaw to the southwest, Pontotoc to the west and Union to the northwest. The county is home to two nationally protected areas: Tupelo National Battlefield, and Brice’s Cross Roads National Battlefield Site. A portion of the Natchez Trace Parkway is also within the county lines and is nationally protected. Of the 14 zip codes assigned to the county, 38801 has the greatest population.

Lee County Clerk Information

Camille Roberts, Circuit Clerk
200 W. Jefferson St.
PO Box 762
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 432-2300
croberts@co.lee.ms.us

Primary job duties:

  • Keeps 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
  • Keeps orders of the court which are referenced in the minute book
  • Keeps the execution docket
  • Enters a full and complete record of the proceedings of the suit
  • Serves as a registrar for voters in the county
  • Collects a filing fee from candidates pursuing a county office or legislative seat within the county
  • Works with the election commission to provide election information (results, candidates, etc.)
  • Notifies citizens who have been selected to serve on jury duty
  • Prepares a jury list for the attorneys
  • Familiarizes jurors with the courthouse
  • Receives and files all documents during trials
  • Issues subpoenas
  • Conveys jury instructions given by the judge
  • Receives verdicts of jurors and reads them in open court
  • Issues jurors a county warrant (check) and certificate of service (if needed)
  • Files a Statistical Record of Marriage with the Office of Vital Records with the Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Issues the marriage license
  • Collects a filing fee of $22 per marriage record prepared from the applicant

Lee County Records

Mark Weathers, Tax Assessor
201 W. Jefferson St., Suite A
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 432-2700
mweathers@co.lee.ms.us

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

Bill Benson, Chancery Clerk
200 W. Jefferson St.
PO Box 7127
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 432-2100
bbenson@co.lee.ms.us

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

Leroy E. Belk, Jr., Tax Collector
PO Box 271
Tupelo, MS 38802
(662) 841-9034

Pay property taxes and forms:

Lee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lee 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:Lee County Marriage License
Location:300 West Main St, Tupelo, Mississippi, 38802
Phone:601-841-9024

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