Welcome to Leake County

Leake County is filled with attractions and activities that can keep you and your family entertained. There's plenty for everyone to enjoy!

Many Things to See

Sheriff's Rodeo

Find out when and where new and exciting events are happening in the Leake County area. 

Myrick Creek in Fall

Leake County has a variety of interesting sites and scenery for the whole family to enjoy.

Have a legal matter? Find out where our local courts are and what legal problems they address. 

Local Jobs Available

You may be unemployed or you may be looking for your first job. Perhaps you’re already working and are interested in a better job. 
   You have come to the right place.

Click here to visit our local employment page to find jobs advertised in the Leake County, Mississippi area.    
  Leake County is a great place to live and work. 

Quick Links For Your Convenience

Need to pay a sewer bill, contact the police, read up on regulations? these and more can be found here. If you can’t find what you are looking for always feel free to contact us and drop us quick message.

New Residents

Welcome to Leake County!   We are thrilled you have decided to make Leake County your new home.

Located in the heart of Central Mississippi, Leake County offers a little bit of everything:  small town charm, big city amenities, natural beauty, and a vibrant culture.

Within our county are several popular tourist spots, including beautiful lakes, acres of park land, The Natchez Trace Parkway, Leake County Water Park, Coal Bluff Park and several historic sites.  

News and Updates from Leake County

Land Tech


The Board finds that the building formerly used as the East Central Community College offices and owned by Leake County is no longer needed for county purposes. This is the building located at 121 West Main Street, Carthage, Mississippi, more fully described as follows:

Parcel ID 09112BF03 PPIN: 9896
Part, Lot 3, Block 7, Original Survey
Tract A (formerly G. N. Guice/Barnett’s Department Store) lot and building.

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Request for Bids – Battery Powered Hydraulic Cutters and Heavy Duty Spreaders

hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Leake County, Mississippi will receive written sealed bids or conduct a reverse auction at its office in the Courthouse in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi until 9:00 o’clock a.m. on Monday, the 13th day of November, 2023, with bids/reverse auction to be opened shortly after for the purchase of the following:

Up to five battery-powered hydraulic cutters and spreaders in accordance with or equal to specifications on file in the office of the Purchase Clerk which are available to any prospective bidder, at no charge, by contacting Belinda M. Atkinson, Leake County Central Purchasing Department, Telephone No. 601-267-8002; by email BAtkinson@co.leake.ms.us; by writing P. O. Drawer 595, Carthage, MS 39051, or in person at the office of the Central Purchasing Department in Leake County Courthouse.

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Chancery Clerk

Leake County Chancery Clerk Dot Merchant Office Phone: (601) 267-7371 Fax: (601) 267-6137 Email: dmerchant@co.leake.ms.us Office Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Drug Court

Eighth Judicial District Drug Court Address 155 Main Street PO Box 279 Walnut Grove, MS 39189 Phone / Email Office Phone: (601) 253-2833 Fax: (601)

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Circuit Court 8th District

The Circuit Court has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters not vested exclusively in another court. Most Circuit Court cases are heard by

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