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  • 1866 State census.[1] Bolivar, Claiborne, Holmes, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson, Marion, Simpson, Smith, and Wayne[2] counties.
  • 1860 State census.[1] Choctaw County.
  • 1853 State census.[1] Adams (excluding Natchez), Amite, Clarke, Copiah, Greene,[3] Hancock, Itawamba, Jefferson, Jones,[4] Lauderdale, Noxubee, Panola, Perry,[5] Rankin, and Wayne[2] counties.
  • 1850 State census.[1] Hinds County.
  • 1845 State census.[1] Amite, Neshoba, Newton,[6] Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Panola, Perry,[5] Pike, Pontotoc, Rankin, Scott, Simpson (totals), Smith, Sunflower,[7] Tallahatchie, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Warren, Washington, Wayne,[2] Wilkinson, Winston (totals), Yalobusha, and Yazooo (totals) counties.
  • 1841 State census.[1] Adams, Attala, Bolivar, Chickasaw, Clarke (totals), Coahoma, Copiah, Covington, DeSoto (totals), Franklin, Greene (totals), Hinds (totals), Itawamba, Jackson (totals), Jefferson (totals), Jones,[4] Kemper (totals), Lauderdale (totals), Lawrence, Leake, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Neshoba, Noxubee (totals), Oktibbeha, Panola, Perry (totals), Pike (totals), Scott, Simpson, Smith, Tallahatchie, Tippah, Tishomingo (totals), Tunica,[8] Washington, Wayne,[2] and Yazooo counties.
  • 1840 State census.[1] Choctaw (totals) County.
  • 1837 State census.[1] Chickasaw, Choctaw, Itawamba, Jones,[4][9] Kemper,[10] Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Panola,[11] Pontotoc,[12] Simpson, Tishomingo,[13] and Winston counties.
  • 1833 State census.[1] Amite (totals), and Franklin counties.
  • 1830 State census.[1] Adams (Natchez only), Amite (totals), Hancock, and Lawrence counties.
  • 1825 State census.[1] Claiborne (totals), Copiah (totals), Greene (totals), Hancock (totals), Hinds (totals), Jackson, Jefferson (totals), Lawrence (totals), Marion (totals), Perry (totals), Pike (totals), Simpson (totals), Warren (totals), Wilkinson, and Yazooo (totals) counties.
  • 1824 State census.[1] Amite (totals), Copiah, Hinds, Lawrence, Simpson (births and deaths), and Yazooo (totals) counties.
  • 1823 State census.[1] Adams (births and deaths), Bainbridge (now Covington), Claiborne (births and deaths), Covington, Hancock, Jefferson, Lawrence, Marion, Perry, and Wilkinson counties.
  • 1822 State census.[1] Claiborne (births and deaths), Copiah (totals), and Wilkinson and counties.
  • 1820 State census.[1] Amite, Franklin, Marion, Pike, Wayne,[2] and Wilkinson counties.
  • 1818 State census.[1] Adams County.
  • 1816 Territorial census.[1] Adams,[14][15] Amite,[14][16] Baldwin (territorial county), Claiborne,[14] Clarke (territorial county), Franklin,[14] Greene,[3] Jefferson,[14] Marion,[17] Monroe (territorial county), Pike, Warren,[14] Wayne,[2] Wilkinson,[14] and Winston counties.
  • 1813 Territorial census.[1] Wilkinson County.
  • 1810 Territorial census.[1] Adams,[14] Amite,[14] Baldwin (territorial county), Claiborne,[14] Franklin,[14] Jefferson,[14] Warren,[14] Washington (territorial county), and Wilkinson[14] counties.
  • 1808 Territorial census.[1] Jefferson, and Washington counties.
  • 1805 Territorial census.[1] Jefferson, and Wilkinson counties.
  • 1792 Colonial census.[1] Natchez District[14] (now Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Franklin, Jefferson, Warren and Wilkinson counties)
  • 1788 Colonial census.[1][18]
  • 1787 Colonial census.[1][18]
  • 1784 Colonial census.[1][18]
  • 1723 Colonial census.[1] Natchez.[19]

Most of the original state, territorial, and colonial censuses are available at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 Ann S. Lainhart, State Census Records (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992)[[FHL book 973 X2Lai]], 70-73.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Jean Strickland, Records of Wayne County, Mississippi : state census 1816, 1820, 1841, 1845, 1853, 1866 (Milton, FL (72 Simpson Lane, Milton 32570) : J. Strickland, 1981) as cited in Lainhart, 73.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ben Strickland, and Jean Strickland, Records of Greene County, Mississippi ( Moss Point, Mississippi : [s.n.], c1980- ) [FHL Book 976.2173 R4s], 1:11-17 includes 1816; 3:83-90 includes 1853.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Ben Strickland, and Jean Strickland, Records of Jones County, Mississippi : 1827-1841 tax rolls, 1837, 1841, 1853 state census (Moss Point, Mississippi : [s.n.], c1983) [FHL Book 976.255 R4s].
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ben Strickland, and Jean Strickland, Records of Perry County, Mississippi (Milton, Fla. : Strickland, 1979-) [FHL Book 976.2175 R4s v. 4].
  6. "Newton County, Mississippi - 1845 State Census Record," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 26 (1980):2-7.
  7. "Sunflower County, Mississippi - 1845 State Census Record," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 24 (1978):81-82.
  8. "1841 State Census - Tunica County, Mississippi," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 16 (1970):11-12.
  9. "Jones County, Mississippi - 1837 State Census Record," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 16 (1970):39-42 +.
  10. "Kemper County, Mississippi - 1837 State Census Record," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 18 (1972):31-36 +.
  11. "Panola County, Mississippi - 1837 State Census Record," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 19 (1973):11-12 +.
  12. "Pontotoc County, Mississippi - 1837 State Census Record," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 25 (1979):29-31.
  13. "Tishomingo County, Mississippi - 1837 State Census Record," Mississippi Genealogical Exchange [FHL Book 976.2 B2g] 17 (1971):11-14 +.
  14. 14.00 14.01 14.02 14.03 14.04 14.05 14.06 14.07 14.08 14.09 14.10 14.11 14.12 14.13 14.14 Norman E. Gillis, Early Inhabitants of Natchez District (Baton Rouge, Louisiana : N. Gillis, c1963) [FHL Book 976.2 X2p].
  15. "Adams County, Mississippi, Census, 1816," National Genealogical Society Quarterly [FHL Book 973 B2ng; Film 001288] 37 (1949): 95-99 +.
  16. Mrs. Jerome A. Esker, "Census of 1816, Amite County, Mississippi Territory," National Genealogical Society Quarterly [FHL Book 973 B2ng; Film 001287] 33 (1945): 104-106.
  17. Ernest Russ Williams Jr., Records of Marion County, Mississippi (Bogalusa, La. : [s.n.], 1962-1965) [FHL Book 976.221 X2p]. Includes 1816 census.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 Roscoe R. Hill, Descriptive catalogue of the documents relating to the history of the United States in the Papeles procedentes de Cuba deposited in the Archivo general de Indias at Seville, Carnegie Institution of Washington. Publication no. 234. Papers of the Dept. of Historical Research (Washington, D.C., Carnegie institution of Washington, 1916). Describes Spanish colonial censuses of 1784, 1787, and 1788 as cited in Lainhart, 72.
  19. Winston DeVille, "Natchez 1723 Census," National Genealogical Society Quarterly [FHL Book 973 B2ng] 59 (1971): 94-95.