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Pontotoc is a Chickasaw word meaning "land of hanging grapes".
The county seat is Pontotoc

The original Natchez Trace and the current-day Natchez Trace Parkway pass through the southeast corner of Pontotoc county.

Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles

Extinct Towns






Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
31 May 2018: Added Biography for Robert V. Fletcher biography
04 May 2018: Added Biography for Jasper Davis
15 Apr 2018: Added Biography for William Boone
28 Mar 2018: Added Biography for Carl A. Bratton
17 Feb 2017: Added Index of all Wills and Estate Settlements or Administrations in the Courthouse for the years 1836-1870
19 Jan 2014: Added Will Transcription for A.F. Hardin
10 Jan 2014: Added Biography for Judge William E Ponder
05 Jan 2014: Added Biography for James Powell Word
23 Aug 2013: Added 1883 Pension List
15 Apr 2013: Added Marriage Annoucents for Carnes-Grantham, Bitchell-Patterson, Gillespie-Bridger & Thomason-Weatherall
15 Apr 2013: Added Biographies for Williams & Ward
09 Feb 2013: Added 1890 Vet Census for ED 84, 85, 86, 87, 88 & 89
29 Apr 2012: Added Mitchell-Patterson Marriage Transcription
29 Apr 2012: Added Obits for Brown, Gill, McDonald, Milliner & Whitehead
15 Nov 2009: Added Cemetery Index
Jan 2009: 1850 Mortality Schedule; 1849-50 Marriages, WW2 Casualties
Previous Updates:
1860 Mortality Schedule; Extinct Towns; 1860 Manufacturing Census Schedule

Surrounding Counties
Union County (north)
Lee County (east)
Chickasaw County (south)
Calhoun County (southwest)
Lafayette County (west)

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This page last updated on -- 31 May 2018

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