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{{Mississippi-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones_County,_MississippiJones County|Jones]]'' <br>
== County Courthouse ==
[ Jones County Courthouse] <br>PO Box 1468<br>Laurel, MS 39441<br>Phone: 601.428.0527&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882<br>and court records&nbsp;from 1907; Clerk Chancery Court<br>at Laurel and&nbsp;Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History ==
==== Parent County ====
'''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] Counties.&nbsp;<br>'''County seats:'''Laurel &nbsp;District 2
&nbsp;Ellisville &nbsp;District 1<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
==== Boundary Changes ====
==== Populated Places ====
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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