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Welcome to Smith County MS
History and Genealogy
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Founded in 1833.
It's named for Major David Smith

The county seat is Raleigh
Mize -- Raleigh -- Taylorsville
Polkville -- Sylvarena
Unincorporated Places
Burns -- Summerland

Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles







Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
01 Feb 2015: Added Martin Biography
17 Aug 2014: Added Fitzhugh Biography
21 Mar 2014: Added The Old Long Home
10 Oct 2013: Added James Obituary
10 Oct 2013: Added Hull Obituary
10 Oct 2013: Added Clark Obituary
09 Apr 2013: Added Killed from Ambush
31 May 2012: Added Taylor Obituary
31 May 2012: Added Walker Biography
31 May 2012: Added Added Leflin Murder Story
14 Nov 2010: Added Baughman Bio
15 Nov 2009: Added Cemetery Index
Jan 2009: 1912 and 1913 Marriages; 1850 Mortality Schedule; 1883 Pensioners; World War 2 Casualties
Previous Updates:
1860 Mortality Schedule; Family Bible, Gideon Newport Cargile Family Bible

Surrounding Counties
Scott County (north)
Jasper County (east)
Jones County (southeast)
Covington County (south)
Rankin County (northwest)

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This page last updated on -- 01 Feb 2015

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