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

Simpson County Overview

Established in 1824, Simpson County, Mississippi was named for Judge Josiah Simpson. The population, as of the 2010 census, was 27,503. The county seat is Mendenhall; however, the largest community is McGhee. The total area of the county is 590 square miles, almost all of which is land. The Pearl River forms the western border of the county, and Copiah county also lies to the west. Other adjacent counties are: Rankin to the north, Smith to the east, Covington to the southeast, Jefferson David to the south, and Lawrence to the southwest. The most populous zip code is 39111, and it is one of nine total zip codes assigned to the county.

Simpson County Clerk Information

Steve Womack, Circuit Clerk
100 Court Avenue
Mendenhall, MS 39114
601-847-2474
swomack@co.simpson.ms.us

The Circuit Clerk provides a wide variety of services to the Circuit and County Courts, as well as, to the public including voter registration, election information, jury duty, and marriage licenses. The Circuit Clerk’s responsibilities in these roles are:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Work with the Election Commission to provide election information (Results, candidates, etc.)
  • Assist the Election Commission in their duties
  • Notify citizens who have been selected to serve on jury duty
  • Prepare a jury list for the attorneys
  • Familiarize jurors with the courthouse
  • Receive and file all documents during trials
  • Issue subpoenas
  • Jury instructions given by the judge
  • Receive verdicts of jurors and read them in open court
  • Issue jurors a county warrant (check) and certificate of service (if needed)
  • File a Statistical Record of Marriage with the Office of Vital Records with the State Board of Health
  • Issue the marriage license
  • Collect, from applicant, a filing fee of $21 per marriage record prepared

Simpson County Records

Charles Baldwin, Tax Assessor & Collector
100 Court Avenue
Mendenhall, MS 39114
601-847-1744
cbaldwin@co.simpson.ms.us

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

Tommy Joe Harvey, Chancery Clerk
100 Court Avenue
Mendenhall, MS 39114
601-847-2626
tjharvey@co.simpson.ms.us

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

Pay property taxes and forms:

Simpson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Simpson 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:Simpson County Marriage License
Location:100 2nd Street, Mendenhall, Mississippi, 39114
Phone:601-847-2474

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