Mississippi Birth & Death Vital Records

Mississippi birth death recordsState Bird: Mockingbird (Northern Mockingbird)
State Flower: Magnolia
State Name Language of Origin: Ojibwe via French
State Name Meaning: Great river
Admission to Union: December 10, 1817
Source: Wikipedia

Spanish explorer, Hernando de Soto, discovered Mississippi in 1540 as part of his quest for gold. Under Pierre le Moyne d'Iberville, the French established the first permanent settlement in the region now known as Ocean Springs in 1699. In 1763, Great Britain claimed the area, ceding it to the United States after the French and Indian War in 1783. The Mississippi State Department of Health has Mississippi birth records and Mississippi death records dating back to November 1, 1912. These Mississippi vital records are available for a fee and with proper photo identification. Payment may be made to the department by personal check, bank or postal money order, or bank cashier's check. See http://www.msdh.state.ms.us for information on how to obtain certified copies of birth and death records.

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Mississippi Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Birth Certificates
State Department of Health
Vital Statistics & Records
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone: 601-576-7960
Fax: 601-576-7195
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Record Access Requirements: Employers need written release from person of record. Records are not public access documents, they are only available to persons with legitimate and tangible interest.
Search Note: Records may be ordered online via a vendor at www.vitalchek.com.

Records Available: Death Records
State Department of Health
Vital Statistics & Records
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone: 601-576-7960
Fax: 601-576-7195
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Record Access Requirements: Employers need written release from immediate family member. Records are not considered public access documents. They are only available to persons with legitimate and tangible interest.
Note: Records may be ordered online via a vendor at www.vitalchek.com.

Records Available: State Archives
Archives & History Department
Archives & Library Division
PO Box 571
Jackson, MS 39205-0571
Phone: 601-576-6850
Fax: 601-576-6975
Website

Business Hours: 9AM-5PM M; 8AM-5PM T-F; 8AM-1PM SAT

Mississippi County Birth & Death Vital Records

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