The Meridian Lauderdale County Public Library houses one of the best genealogy (family history) collections to be found in the east-central Mississippi region. It contains a broad collection of genealogy books for the most of the Southern states, along with an excellent family history collection.

Research your family tree with our extensive collection of Genealogy material. You will be able to access these sites:, and We have microfilm with past issues of the newspapers and other items.

Relax while you research and our staff will be glad to help you get started. The Genealogy Room is located on the second floor.