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

Pearl River County Overview

Established in 1890, Pearl River County, Mississippi had a population of 55,834 as of the 2010 census. The county seat is Poplarville; however, Picayune is the largest community. Pearl River County is a dry county, and as such, the sale, transportation, and even private possession of beverage alcohol is prohibited by law, except within The City of Picayune (which has exempted itself). On September 2, 2005, the 1st Battalion, 134th Field Artillery (Ohio Army National Guard) arrived at the National Guard armory in Poplarville to assist the community and Pearl River County in recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Initial efforts were the security of banks, pharmacies and gas stations as well as initial responses to rural emergencies. The unit stayed for three weeks ultimately checking on many families and structures in the county. The county has a total area of 811 square miles of land, plus eight square miles of water. Two neighboring counties are in Louisiana, to the southwest and west lie, St. Tammany Parish and Washington Parish, respectively. Remaining borders join with Lamar county to the north, Forrest county to the northeast, Stone county to the east, Hancock county to the south, and Marion County to the northwest. The county is also home to portions of two nationally protected areas: The Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge and the De Soto National Forest. Of the five zip codes assigned to the county, 39466 is the largest.

Pearl River County Clerk Information

Nancy Fitzpatrick Stokes, Circuit Clerk
200 South Main Street
Poplarville, MS 39470
601-403-2300 or 601-749-7700

Pearl River County Records

Gary Beech, Tax Assessor and Collector
406 S. Main Street
PO Box 509
Poplarville, MS 39470
601-403-2300

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

Melinda Smith Bowman, Chancery Clerk
200 South Main Street
Poplarville, MS 39470
601.403.2300 or 601.749.7700

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

Pay property taxes and forms:

Motor vehicle information: Not available

Pearl River, MS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200957,542
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,425
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009368
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20096,310
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009212
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20096,642
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009535
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,627
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20097,424
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,888
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009243
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009692
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009195
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,172
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009853
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009435
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009223
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009152
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200915,037
Pearl River County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Pearl River 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:Pearl River County Marriage License
Location:200 South Main Street, Poplarville, Mississippi, 39470
Phone:601-403-2300

Pearl River County Chancery Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 200 S Main St, Poplarville, MS 39470, United States
Phone: 601-403-2300

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