Clay County Circuit Clerk
Robert D. "Bob" Harrell, Jr.
Robert D. Harrell, Jr.
P. O. Box 364
West Point, MS 39773
205 Court St.
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: (662) 494-3384
Fax (662) 495-2057
The Circuit Clerk’s office is located upstairs in the Clay County Courthouse
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
(Except on legal holidays.)
County Code 13
|Duties and Responsibilities||Circuit Court||Election Info||Marriage License||Filing Fees||Deputy Clerks||Links|
The Circuit Clerk’s office is responsible for filing criminal and civil cases in the Circuit Court of Clay County, as well as appeals from lower court and administrative agencies. We receive and file lawsuits, indictments, motions, bonds, issue subpoenas, summon jurors, collect fines and record orders. Other duties include recording judgments, issuing and recording marriage licenses, voter registration, absentee voting and other duties.
The Clay County Circuit Court is in the Sixteenth Circuit Court District. Circuit Court Terms are in January, April, July and October. Grand Jury terms are during the April and October Terms. Also see the Upcoming Events for court terms and Court System for Judges information.
- Qualifications: Resident of Clay County, at least 21 years old, able to read and write, and not have been convicted of a felony
- Excuses: Over the age of 65, personal hardship, served on jury duty in this court in last two (2) years
- Rate of pay: $25 per day and .40 per mile if you live outside the city limits
- Checks will be mailed out after court
- Call in number for jury service is (662)495-2057 after 5:30 pm.
Available PDF Documents:
Other contact information:
District Attorney's Office
P. O. Box 1044
Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: (662) 329-5911
West Point number when in session: (662) 494-3389
MDOC Probation Office
515-B Highway 45 Alt. N
P.O. Box 265
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: (662) 494-1713
Kristen Wood Williams
Cindy Zelinka Nikki Clark Melanie Morel
1485 Lob Lolly Dr. 60371 Smithville Rd. P. O. Box 8274
Starkville, MS 39759 Smithville, MS 38870 Columbus, MS 39705
One of the duties of the Circuit Clerk’s office is the county registrar. You can register to vote at the Circuit Clerk's office, the Department of Human Services office, at one of the High Schools, or when you renew your driver's license. You can also register by printing off a voter application and mailing it to the Circuit Clerk's office. The registration deadline is 30 days prior to an election. The Circuit Clerk's office also handles absentee voting, and assisting the Election Commissioners with purging and preparation of the election.
2013 Special Election - District 36
2012 General Election
2012 Presidential Primary
2011 General Election
2011 Republican Primary Run-Off
2011 Democratic Primary Run-Off
2011 Republican Primary
2011 Democratic Primary
2011 Special Election Run-Off
2011 Special Election
2010 General Election Run-Off
2010 General Election
2008 General Election
2007 General Election
2007 Primary runoff
2007 Democratic Primary
2007 Republican Primary
Clay County’s Election Commissioners:
District 1 Linda Ivy email@example.com
District 2 Tommy Bryan
District 3 Wendy Howell firstname.lastname@example.org
District 4 Wendy Fuller email@example.com
District 5 Maxine Brown firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Election Commissioners' tentative work schedule click here.
Election Commissioners can be contacted on Mondays at 495-2053.
If no answer contact the Circuit Clerk's Office at 494-3384.
- There is no waiting period or blood work required as of July 1, 2012
- Copy of Valid ID with proof of age
- Fee of $22 Cash only
- Records date back to May 18, 1872 (Colfax County)
- Civil filing Fee $161.00
- Sheriff’s Fee $35.00 each
- Abstract of Judgment $6.00
- Medical License $3.00
- Certified copy of Marriage License $10.00
- Bail Bond License $3.00
- Notary fee $2.00
Below are some links that you might find helpful.
Official State of Mississippi website
Secretary of State website
Attorney General website
State of MS Judiciary
Mississippi Legal Services
Mississippi Department of Corrections
Mississippi Sex Offender Registry
U. S. District Courts
U. S. Codes
U. S. Election Assistance Commission