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Clay County, Mississippi

Recorder Offices


Clay County Chancery Clerk

205 Court St / PO Box 815, West Point, Mississippi 39773

8:00am to 4:30pm.M-F

Phone: (662) 494-3124


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Mississippi - Clay County Recorder Information

The Chancery Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining real property records in Clay County.

Recording Fees

As required in Mississippi code ANN. 25-7-9
Effective January 1, 2020

DEEDS: Warranty, Timber, Quitclaim, Trustee's Deeds, Deeds of Trust,
Leases, Plats, Covenants, Construction Liens, Lis Pendens, Townhouse
and Condominium Liens, Powers of Attorney, UCC filings in land records,
Miscellaneous documents, Mobile Home Certificates, etc.
$26.00 Includes indexing for the first 5 pages
$1.00 EACH additional page more than 5

EACH: Assignment, Partial Release, Release, Amendment, Cancellation, Authority to Cancel, Amendment of Supplement to Covenants, Subordination, Modification, Substitution of Trustee Etc.
$27.00 Includes indexing for the first five (5) pages and marginal notation.
$26.00 EACH additional assignment, release, etc.
$1.00 EACH additional page more than five (5)

Oil & Gas Leases, Mineral Deeds, Royalty Deeds, Etc.
$26.00 Includes indexing for the first five (5) pages.
$1.00 EACH additional section or subdivision lot
$1.00 EACH additional page more than five (5)

EACH: Oil & Gas Release / Cancellation / Assignment.
$26.00 Includes the first five (5) pages
$4.00 EACH section or subdivision lot
$1.00 EACH additional page more than five (5)
$1.00 EACH additional page more than five (5)
$1.00 EACH additional book and page marginal notation when applicable.
$18.00 For assignment: Each additional assignee

Mineral Stamp Fees: (MISS CODE ANN. 273179)
1-10 years: $0.03 per mineral acre
11-20 years: $0.06 per mineral acre
20+ years: $0.08 per mineral acre
Furnishing Minerals on deeds are $.08 per mineral acre
NOTE: Mineral Stamps if applicable are $1.00 minimum

A document that does not meet formatting requirements will be recorded for an additional fee of $10.00

Furnishing Copies:
Performed by clerk or employee $0.50 per page
If performed by any other person $0.25 per page
Certified Copies $1.00 per each complete document

Document Formatting Requirements

Real estate documents are recorded with the Chancery Clerk in Mississippi. Property must be recorded in the county where it is located.

* A conveyance of land shall not be good against a purchaser for a valuable consideration without notice, or any creditor, unless it be acknowledged by the party who executed it, or be proved by one or more of the subscribing witnesses to it.

* A conveyance, mortgage, deed of trust, or other incumbrance upon a homestead exempted from execution shall not be valid or binding unless signed by the spouse of the owner if the owner is married and living with the spouse.

* Instruments to be recorded must show the name, address, and telephone number of the grantor/mortgagor and grantee/mortgagee. The instrument must also contain instructions on how it is to be indexed.

* The name, address, and telephone number of the person who prepared the instrument must be listed.

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