US TERRITORY OR
Part of the Louisiana Territory, 1803; Part of the Missouri Territory, 1812; Arkansas Territory, 1819
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
Tax records, 1819; territory census, 1830
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
Arkansas Department of Health
Division of Vital Records
4815 W. Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72205
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Arkansas Fast Facts and Key Resources
Researching The Natural State? We've got your quick facts, as well as the best websites, publications, and organizations.
What’s Hot in Arkansas?
Arkansas is well-known for its 47 hot springs. Learn more about these incredible thermal springs and their long history.
State Research Guide: Arkansas
Ready to dig into your Arkansas family history? Get back to your Natural State roots with a healthy dose of history and resources.
Tracking Down Southern Ancestors After the Civil War
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
Did your Southern ancestors vanish in the social and economic upheaval that followed the Civil War? We’ll show you the best records to track them down.