Lowndes Court Information

Lowndes County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1821 and Court Records from 1825 and is located at:
P.O. Drawer 31
Columbus, MS 39703
Phone:(662)329-5900, Fax: (662)329-5870.

Duties of the Circuit Clerk include Receiving and filing all law suits, indictments, motions and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit or County Courts and issues all process including summons and subpoenas, Draws Jurors and qualifies Juries, Keeps a record of all Judgments and Executions, Issues marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages.

Lowndes County Chancery Court Clerk has Land Records from 1821 and Probate Records from 1825 and is located at:
P. O. Box 684
Columbus, Mississippi 39703
Phone: (662)329-5805, Fax: (662)329-5870.

The Chancery Clerk occupies perhaps the most unique and diverse office in all of Mississippi government. The various duties given the Chancery Clerk by statute, or assumed voluntarily by the individual Clerk, cover a wide range of vitally important functions. Some of the duties and functions of the Chancery Clerk are recording the official minutes. As public recorder, the Clerk handles the recording and storage of several types of documents and maintains various indexes that aid people in researching these records. The primary records are deeds and mortgages relating to real property, but the Clerk also records federal tax liens, Lis Pendens ( notices of pending lawsuits ) and military discharges. The Clerk is in charge of the storage and authorized disposal of older land rolls, tax receipts and many other County records after their active use lifespan. As Clerk of the Chancery Court, the Clerk handles a multitude of tasks such as matters of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, divorces, child custody, adoption, property disputes and other matters of equity.

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