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Yazoo county was once a part of the domain of the Choctaw Indians. It is embraced in what is known as the Second Choctaw Cession, or “New Purchase,” which was acquired by the Treaty of Doak Stand. It was organized as a county by an act of the Legislature of Mississippi, passed on February 23, 1823.  It originally embraced the present counties of Yazoo, Madison, Holmes, and Issaquena, and by subsequent addition a portion of Warren and Washington counties.

Early History and Archaeology of Yazoo County

Vital Records

Yazoo County Courthouse
PO Box 68, Courthouse
Yazoo City, MS 39194
(601) 746-2661

Yazoo County Chancery Clerk
211 E Broadway St
Yazoo City, MS 39194
(601) 746-2661

  • Cemeteries of Yazoo Co. - Cemeteries Online

  • Yazoo County Convention and Visitor's Bureau

  • Mississippi Counties - Yazoo

  • The Political Graveyard - Yazoo County

  • Churches of Mississippi - Yazoo County

  • Grave of the Witch of Yazoo County - FindAGrave