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

Smith County Overview

Smith County, Mississippi was established in 1833, and named for Major David Smith. Perhaps best known for its watermelons, Smith had a population of 16,491 as of the 2010 census. A dry county, the county seat and largest community is Raleigh. The county has a total area of 637 square miles, which is almost all land. Adjacent counties are: Scott to the north, Jasper to the east, Jones to the southeast, Covington to the south, Simpson to the west, and Rankin to the northwest. The county is also home to a portion of the nationally protected Bienville National Forest. Of the 14 zip codes assigned to the county, the largest is 39168.

Smith County Clerk Information

Anthony Grayson, Circuit Clerk
123 Main St.
PO Box 517
Raleigh, MS 39153


Smith County Records

Becky L. Martin, Tax Assessor and Collector
P O Box 157
Raleigh, MS 39153
601 782-9803

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

Cindy Austin, Chancery Clerk
P O Box 39
201 Courthouse Square
Raleigh, MS 39153
601 782-9811

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

Pay property taxes and forms:

Smith County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Smith 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:Smith County Marriage License
Location:123 Main Street, Raleigh, Mississippi, 39153

Smith County Chancery Clerk’s Office

Address: 123 Main St, Raleigh, MS 39153, United States
Phone: 601-782-9811

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