Mississippi Directories

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History[edit | edit source]

Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Mississippi.

Resources for Mississippi Directories[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

Local historical societies and public and university libraries usually have collections of city directories.

Directories Online[edit | edit source]

Ancestry.com ($) has Mississippi directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The Family History Library[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of Mississippi including:


1860, 1906-1935 Family History Library films 1841749-; fiche 6044616 for 1860).


1922-23 Family History Library book 976.226/N1 E4p

To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:


Websites[edit | edit source]

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.