Harrison County Mississippi Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Harrison County Clerk Offices
Harrison County Clerk1801 23rd AvenueGulfportMS39501228-865-4167
Harrison County ClerkPO Box 1754GulfportMS39502228-865-4213
Harrison County Clerk730 Drive Martin Luther King Junior BoulevardBiloxiMS39530228-435-8229
Diberville Clerk10383 Auto Mall ParkwayD'IbervilleMS39540228-392-9726
Gulfport City Clerk2309 15th StreetGulfportMS39501228-868-0377
Long Beach Clerk201 Jeff Davis AvenueLong BeachMS39560228-863-1556
Pass Christian City Clerk200 West Scenic DrivePass ChristianMS39571228-452-3311
Harrison County Town & City Halls
Biloxi City Hall140 Lameuse StreetBiloxiMS39530228-435-6259
Diberville City Hall10383 Auto Mall ParkwayD'IbervilleMS39540228-392-7966
Gulfport City Hall2309 15th StreetGulfportMS39501228-868-5700
Long Beach City Hall209 Jeff Davis AvenueLong BeachMS39560228-863-0711
Pass Christian City Hall200 West Scenic DrivePass ChristianMS39571228-452-7982
Harrison County Marriage License Office
Harrison County Marriage License1801 23rd AvenueGulfportMS39501228-865-4167
Harrison County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Harrison Circuit Court Marriage Records
Harrison County Circuit Court Website
Harrison County Clerk Marriage License
Harrison County Health Department Website
Harrison County Library System Genealogy Records
Harrison County Marriage Certificates & Records
Married Couples 33,071 (42.6%)
Unmarried Couples 4,967 (2.5%)
Never Married Men 27,462 (35.2%)
Never Married Women 24,227 (29.7%)
Separated Men 1,763 (2.3%)
Separated Women 2,220 (2.7%)
Widowed Men 1,894 (2.4%)
Widowed Women 7,108 (8.7%)
Divorced Men 9,974 (12.8%)
Divorced Women 12,552 (15.4%)

How To Lookup Marriage Records In Mississippi

Public marriage records are held in several different places in the state of Mississippi. They are located in the county offices and courthouses throughout the state. These records are considered public information and are freely available to the general public. The records office in Harrison County, Mississippi handles all requests for information in the state of Mississippi.

Marriage records that are found in the Mississippi State Record House are held in the original or first name of the couple, the last name of the couple, the civil ceremony (if it was performed in a state other than the state of Mississippi), and the location of the ceremony. The number of times the person stated he or she was married is also recorded. If more than one name is listed, the last name of the couple is usually listed first. To search for marriage records in Mississippi you can use the following search directories:

You can access marriage records in Mississippi from the Mississippi State Record House located in Muscle Woman, MS. The mission of the Mississippi State Record House is to maintain and publish records of everything relating to the history of the state of Mississippi. This includes vital records such as birth, death and marriage. It also includes indexes which contain information regarding any marriages that were performed in the past and which took place in different counties across the state. The index to the marriage records is called the Register of Copies and Transmittal and is kept in the custody of the register of deeds office.

To access marriage records in Mississippi you need to visit the records office either in Jackson or St. Louis and then make your request for records by fax or mail. You can search using the online search directories such as Family Search or one of the better known search directories such as America’s Vital Records, where you will get your results very quickly. You need to provide only information about the names of the couple, their parents or legal guardians and their witnesses for the search to be successful. These search directories usually charge a fee for using them. There are also other free search directories available on the internet.

Once you have made your request for marriage records in Mississippi, you need to be aware that the process of obtaining the records online can take anywhere from one to four weeks depending on the case. It can also take longer if the record’s authority has to verify all the details that you have provided. If the information has not been verified then the records can take longer to be found.

You may want to visit the records office in person to see whether there are any records available for your particular county. If they do have the records then you need to pay a nominal fee to have the records sent through post. If there are no records in your county or state then you can always make a request for records at the records office in Jackson. However, the cost of this service is quite expensive and it can take up to six weeks to obtain the information you require from the records office in Jackson.

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