Genealogy Dept

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Hours of Operation:

Monday – Wednesday  CLOSED

Thursday                         1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Friday                               9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Saturday                          10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Closed the 3rd Saturday of each month


Some of the Available Materials are:

  • approximately 4,895 family files and genealogy research books;
  • census information for the state of Mississippi for the years 1820-1880 and 1900-1940;
  • microfilm copies of the Laure Leader Call from 1902 to 2012;
  • various histories of military units, biographies and memoirs;

For more information please call the genealogy department at (601) 428-4313 and press 111 or email at

The Jones County Genealogical and Historical Organization host a monthly meeting in the upstairs meeting room on the fourth Saturday of every month at 10:00 a.m. The meeting for November will take place on the second Saturday and there will be no meeting in December.

Phone: 601-428-4313 x111
Fax: 601-428-0597