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

Leflore County Overview

Established in 1871, Leflore County, Mississippi was named for Greenwod LeFlore, the Choctaw leader who signed the treaty ceding land to the US in exchange for the Indian Territory land. The county seat and largest community is Greenwood. It is in the Mississippi Delta region, with its southern border formed by the Yazoo River. Its riverfront lands were developed before the Civil War as cotton plantations. More inland areas were developed in the later 19th century. Leflore County, which is still largely rural, is noted for having the highest level of child poverty of any county in the United States. Mechanization of agriculture reduced jobs available for many workers in the 20th century, and there are few opportunities. The population has declined dramatically since its peak in 1930 as people continue to leave for opportunities elsewhere. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,317. The total area of the county is 593 square miles of land, plus 14 square miles of water. Adjacent counties are: Tallahatchie to the north, Grenada to the northeast, Carroll to the east, Holmes to the southeast Humphreys to the southwest and Sunflower to the west. Leflore county is home to the nationally protected Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge and partially home to Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge. The most populous of the 12 zip codes assigned to the county is 38930.

Leflore County Clerk Information

Elmus W. Stockstill, Circuit Clerk
P.O. Box 1953
Greenwood MS 38935-1953
(662) 453-1435

The Circuit Clerk’s office supports the County and Circuit Courts. The office’s duties consist of filing, docketing, attending court, issuing of notices, summonses, subpoenas and reporting to the courts. The office is responsible for preparing a list of prospective jurors and docket cases. It maintains records for all civil, criminal, domestic relations and juvenile court cases. The office records all deeds, mortgages, surveys, plats of subdivision and land conveyances in the county. Other services provided include: filing and retrieval of documents such as arrests, traffic citations, affidavits, marriage licenses and other court related documents, collection of court fees, voter registration and overseeing elections.

Leflore County Records

Leroy Ware, Tax Assessor
P.O. Box 1957
Greenwood MS 38935
(662) 453-7900

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

Christine Lymon, Chancery Clerk
P.O. Box 250
Greenwood MS 38935-025
(662) 453-6203

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

Annie M. Conley, Tax Collector
P.O. Box 1349
Greenwood MS 38935-1349
(662) 453-6205

Pay property taxes, traffic fines and forms:

Leflore, MS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200933,345
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009464
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,238
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009158
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009463
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,156
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009564
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009299
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009172
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200911
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) - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200926,372
Leflore County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Leflore 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:Leflore County Marriage License
Location:115 Market St, Greenwood, Mississippi, 38930
Phone:601-453-1435

Leflore County Chancery Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 306 W Market St # 101, Greenwood, MS 38930, United States
Phone: 662-453-6203

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