Madison County, Mississippi

How to Search Land Records

  • Click on Search Land Records (previous screen)
  • The User is: madpublic
  • The Password is: madpublic
  • Click on the SpyLinks folder in the upper left corner of the screen (middle tab)
  • Select LandDocs
  • You now have the option of searching records by -
    • Instrument Number
      • Enter the Instr#
      • Click Submit
    • Book & Page
      • Enter both the Book and Page associated with the document
      • Click Submit
      • The Type is not required in order to access this information, nor is there a certain number of characters which must be entered.
    • Grantor
      • Enter the Individual's Name - last name first, no commas
      • Type an asterisk (*) at the end of the name to access all records related to this individual, for example:
        • To access records of John Smith, enter Smith John*
        • If you do not know the correct spelling of the individual's name, Smith J* will retrieve all records for J Smith - i.e. Jane, Jack, Jim, John, Judy, etc...
        • The more accurate the search criteria entered, the more likely you will retrieve the records of the individual sought after.
      • Click Submit
    • Grantee
      • Follow the same procedure as searching by Grantor, except key in names in the Grantee field
  • To view the image:
    • Click on the icon to the left of the Instrument#
      • If an instrument number is not listed, you have entered search information which does not exist in our records. Simply click the back arrow in the upper left-hand corner, and begin your search again.
    • When given the option to Open, Save, or Cancel - select Open
    • View the image
      • In the unlikely event that the image does not appear, manually "Select the program from a list" of programs on your computer
        • * The following programs have viewing capability -
          • Microsoft Office Document Imaging
          • VIP ImageLink Viewer for Windows
          • Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
  • To exit:
    • Select File, then Exit or simply close the document by clicking the "X" in the upper right corner of the screen
    • Click on the "back arrow" in the upper left corner of the screen ONCE
      • An "Action Canceled" error message may appear for a split second, but you will then be directed to the page with the icons to view the image
    • You can now view other documents, if applicable, or click the "back arrow" to go back to the LandDocs Criteria screen
    • When you have completed your search, click the LogOut icon in the upper right corner