Forrest County Vital Records (Mississippi)

Search Forrest County, MS vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Forrest County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Forrest County, MS. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Forrest County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Forrest County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Forrest County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Forrest County Clerk Hattiesburg MS 700 Main Street 39401 601-544-3136


Forrest County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Forrest County, MS. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Forrest County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Forrest County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Forrest County Health Department Hattiesburg MS 5008 Highway 42 39401 601-583-0291

Mississippi State Government Public Health District 8 Southeast Hattiesburg MS 602 Adeline Street 39401 601-544-6766


Forrest County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Forrest County, MS. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Forrest County vital records. Forrest County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Forrest County Marriage License Hattiesburg MS 630 Main Street 39401 601-582-3213


Forrest County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Forrest County, MS. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Forrest County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Forrest County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hattiesburg MS PO Box 1564 39403 601-270-6116


Forrest County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Forrest County, MS. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Forrest County vital records. You can find Forrest County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Hattiesburg City Hall Hattiesburg MS 200 Forrest Street 39401 601-545-4551

Petal City Hall Petal MS 119 West 8th Avenue 39465 601-545-1776