An extensive library with records dating back to the 1840s is maintained by the Genealogical Society of DeSoto County.
3260 Hwy 51 South
Hernando, MS 38632
Hours: Mon-Wed 10:00 am-2:00 pm
This library and museum, nationally known for its historical materials, houses volumes of genealogical research materials.
105 North Long St.
Aberdeen, MS 39730
Hours: Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Rotating exhibits offer visitors a glimpse into the best-selling author's creative process. Groups of ten or more, contact in advance.
MSU Campus, Mitchell Memorial Library (third floor)
Starkville, MS 39759
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Housed in the third permanent jail built in Noxubee County. Books cased inside the jail cells. Still includes gallows. Romanesque architecture, National Register of Historic Places, Mississippi Landmark.
103 East King St.
Macon, MS 39341
Hours: Mon-Tue & Thu-Fri 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Closed holidays
Contains over 2000 volumes, both hard copy and microfilm. All Mississippi census microfilm library has microfilm copying capabilities.
105 Court St. (Leroy Crockett Bldg.)
Senatobia, MS 38668
Hours: Thu-Fri 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
"The Business of Music" showcases over 22,000 pieces of sheet music, records, and musical instruments from the late 1890s and early 1900s.
Michell Memorial Library, Mississippi State University
Hours: M-F 9 am-4 pm