Courts in Mississippi

There are 444 Courts in Mississippi, serving a population of 2,986,220 people in an area of 46,912 square miles. There is 1 Court per 6,725 people, and 1 Court per 105 square miles.

The state of Mississippi is ranked 5th in Courts per capita, and 14th in Courts per square mile.

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About Mississippi Courts

Find Mississippi Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

Mississippi Appellate Courts

Court Name: Mississippi Court of Appeals
Source of Authority: Statute
Place(s) of Session: Jackson
Number of Judges: 10

Court Name: Mississippi Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Jackson
Number of Judges: 9

Mississippi Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
Mississippi Chancery CourtConstitutionDistrict/Circuit52
Mississippi Circuit CourtConstitutionDistrict/Circuit57
Mississippi County CourtState LegislationCounty30
Mississippi Justice CourtConstitutionCounty197
Mississippi Municipal CourtState LegislationVarious Cities and Municipalities226
Mississippi Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsStatewide
Domestic Violence CourtsLocal
Mississippi Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedYes
English RequiredYes
Residency RequirementCounty Resident: Circuit/District Resident, State Resident, Registered Voter
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury Service2 years