Arkansas County History and Listings

Arkansas County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Arkansas has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

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Arkansas
101 Court Sq., DeWitt, AR 72042
(870) 946-4349
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ararkans
Incorporated: Dec. 31, 1813
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1838, County Clerk
Divorce: 1803, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1809, County Clerk
Court: 1803, Circuit Court

Ashley
215 E. Jefferson St., Hamburg, AR 71646
(870) 853-5243
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arashley
Incorporated: Nov. 30, 1848
Parent counties: Chicot, Drew, Union
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1848, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, County Clerk
Probate: unknown, County Clerk

Baxter
Courthouse Sq., 1 E. Seventh St., Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-3475
http://www.baxtercounty.org
Incorporated: March 24, 1873
Parent counties: Fulton, Izard, Marion, Searcy
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown start, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, County Clerk
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, County Clerk

Benton
Box 699, Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 271-1013
http://www.co.benton.ar.us
Incorporated: Sept. 30, 1836
Parent county: Washington
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1861, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1859, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Boone
100 N. Main St., Harrison, AR 72601
(870) 741-8428
http://boonecountyar.com
Incorporated: April 9, 1869
Parent counties: Carrol, Madison
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1869, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1869, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Bradley
101 E. Cedar St., Warren, AR 71671
(870) 226-3853
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arbradle
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1840
Parent county: Union
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1850, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Calhoun
Box 626, Hampton, AR 71744
(870) 798-2517
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcalhou
Incorporated: Dec. 6, 1850
Parent counties: Bradley, Dallas, Ouachita
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1851, County Clerk
Divorce: 1880, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1851, County Clerk
Probate: 1880, County Clerk
Court: 1880, County Clerk

Carroll
210 W. Church St., Berryville, AR 72616
(870) 423-2967
http://co.carroll.ar.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1833
Parent county: Izard
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1870, County Clerk
Divorce: 1870, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1870, Circuit Court
Probate: 1870, County Clerk
Court: 1870, Circuit Court

Chicot
108 Main St., Lake Village, AR 71653
(870) 265-8000
http://www.kindredtrails.com/AR_Chicot.html
Incorporated: Oct. 25, 1823
Parent county: Arkansas
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1839, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1839, County Clerk
Court: 1824, Circuit Court

Clark
Courthouse Sq., 401 Clay St., Arkadelphia, AR 71923
(870) 246-4491
http://www.clarkcountyarkansas.com
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Arkansas
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1821, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1800, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Clay
Box 306, Piggott, AR 72454
(870) 598-2813
http://www.argenweb.net/clay
Incorporated: March 24, 1873
Parent counties: Randolph, Greene
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1893, County Clerk
Divorce: 1893, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1893, Circuit Court
Probate: 1893, County Clerk
Court: 1893, Circuit Court
Notes: Formerly Clayton County. Name changed to Clay Dec. 6, 1875. Records were burned in 1893.

Clayton
Incorporated: March 24, 1873
Parent counties: Randolph, Greene
Notes: See Clay County. Named changed to Clay Dec. 6, 1875.

Cleburne
300 W. Main St., Heber Springs, AR 72543
(501) 362-4620
http://www.rootsweb.com/~arclebur
Incorporated: Feb. 20, 1883
Parent counties: White, Van Buren, Independence
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1883, County Clerk
Divorce: 1883, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1883, County Clerk
Probate: 1883, County Clerk
Court: 1883, County Clerk

Cleveland
Box 348, Rison, AR 71665
(870) 325-6521
http://argenweb.net/cleveland/index.html
Incorporated: April 17, 1873
Parent counties: Bradley, Dallas, Jefferson, Lincoln
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1880, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, County Clerk
Notes: Formerly Dorsey County. Name changed to Cleveland March 5, 1885.

Columbia
1 Court Sq. #1, Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-3774
http://www.countyofcolumbia.net
Incorporated: Dec. 17, 1852
Parent counties: Lafayette, Hempstead, Ouachita
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1853, County Clerk
Divorce: 1860, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1853, County Clerk
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: 1860, County Clerk

Conway
117 S. Moose St., Morrilton, AR 72110
(501) 354-9621
http://www.rootsweb.com/~arconway
Incorporated: Oct. 20, 1825
Parent county: Pulaski
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1858, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Craighead
511 S. Main St., Jonesboro, AR 72401
(501) 354-9621
http://www.craigheadcounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 19, 1859
Parent counties: Mississippi, Greene, Poinsett
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1878, County Clerk
Divorce: 1878, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1900, Circuit Court
Probate: 1878, County Clerk
Court: 1878, Circuit Court

Crawford
300 Main St., Van Buren, AR 72956
(501) 474-1312
http://www.crawford-county.org
Incorporated: Oct. 18, 1820
Parent county: Pulaski
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1877, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1877, Circuit Court
Probate: 1877, County Clerk
Court: 1877, Circuit Court

Crittenden
100 Court St., Marion, AR 72364
(870) 739-4434
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcritte
Incorporated: Oct. 22, 1825
Parent county: Phillips
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, County Assessor
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court
Military: unknown, Circuit Court

Cross
705 Union Ave. E. #8, Wynne, AR 72364
(870) 238-5735,
http://www.crosscountyar.com
Incorporated: Nov. 15, 1862
Parent counties: Crittenden, Poinsett, St. Francis
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1863, County Clerk
Divorce: 1866, Chancery Circuit Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1865, Circuit Court
Probate: 1863, County Clerk
Court: 1865, Circuit Court
County Court: 1865, County Clerk
Tax: 1865, County Clerk

Dallas
206 W. Third St., Fordyce, AR 71742
(870) 238-5735
http://www.argenweb.net/dallas
Incorporated: Jan. 1, 1845
Parent counties: Clark, Bradley
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1855, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1845, County Clerk
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, County Clerk

Desha
604 Robert S. Moore Ave., Arkansas City, AR 71630
(870) 877-2323
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ardesha
Incorporated: Dec. 12, 1838
Parent counties: Arkansas, Chicot
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1865, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Dorsey
Incorporated: April 17, 1873
Parent counties: Bradley, Dallas, Jefferson, Lincoln
Notes: See Cleveland County. Name changed to Cleveland March 5, 1885.

Drew
210 S. Main St., Monticello, AR 71655
(870) 460-6260
http://www.kindredtrails.com/AR_Drew.html
Incorporated: Nov. 26, 1846
Parent counties: Arkansas, Bradley
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, County Assessor
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court
Military: unknown, Circuit Court

Faulkner
801 Locust St., Conway, AR 72034
(501) 450-4910
http://www.faulknercounty.org
Incorporated: April 12, 1873
Parent counties: Conway, Pulaski
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Court: 1873, County Clerk

Franklin
211 W. Commercial St., Ozark, AR 72949
(501) 667-3607
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arfrankl
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1837
Parent county: Crawford
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1850, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1899, County Clerk
Probate: 1838, County Clerk

Fulton
Box 278, Salem, AR 72576
(870) 895-3310
http://www.argenweb.net/fulton
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1842
Parent county: Izard
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1891, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk

Garland
501 Ouachita Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71901
(501) 622-3600
http://www.garlandcounty.org
Incorporated: April 5, 1873
Parent county: Saline
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Grant
101 W. Center St. #106, Sheridan, AR 72150
(870) 942-2551
http://grantcountyar.com
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1869
Parent counties: Jefferson, Hot Springs, Saline
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1877, County Clerk
Divorce: 1877, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1877, County Clerk
Probate: 1877, County Clerk
Court: 1877, County Clerk

Greene
320 West Court St., Paragould, AR 72450
(870) 239-6311
http://www.greenecountyar.com
Incorporated: Nov. 5, 1833
Parent county: Lawrence
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1876, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1876, County Clerk
Probate: 1876, County Clerk
Court: 1876, County Clerk

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Hempstead
Box 1420, Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-2241
http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Arkansas
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1823, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1900, County Clerk
Probate: 1823, County Clerk

Hot Spring
210 Locust St., Malvern, AR 72104
(501) 332-2291
http://www.argenweb.net/hotspring
Incorporated: Nov. 2, 1829
Parent county: Clark
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1825, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: 1834, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Howard
421 N. Main St., Nashville, AR 71852
(870) 845-7502
http://www.genealogyshoppe.com/arhoward
Incorporated: April 17, 1873
Parent counties: Pike, Hempstead, Polk, Sevier
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Divorce: 1873, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1873, Circuit Court
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Court: 1873, Circuit Court

Independence
192 E. Main St., Batesville, AR 72501
(870) 793-8828
http://www.independencecounty.com
Incorporated: Oct. 23, 1820
Parent counties: Lawrence, Arkansas
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1826, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1839, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court
Burial: unknown, County Librarian

Izard
Box 327, Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-4328
http://backwardbranch.com/arizard/index.html
Incorporated: Oct. 27, 1825
Parent county: Independence
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk
Notes: Border with Sharp County changed March 9, 1877.

Jackson
208 Main St., Newport, AR 72112
(870) 523-7420
http://www.jacksoncountyar.org
Incorporated: Nov. 5, 1829
Parent county: Independence
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1843, County Clerk
Divorce: 1845, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1845, County Clerk
Court: 1845, Circuit Court

Jefferson
101 W. Barraque St., Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 541-5360
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arjeffer
Incorporated: Nov. 2, 1829
Parent counties: Arkansas, Pulaski
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1830, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1845, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Johnson
215 W. Main St., Box 57, Clarksville, AR 72830
(501) 754-3967
http://www.johnsoncountygenealogy.com
Incorporated: Nov. 16, 1833
Parent county: Pope
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1855, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1844, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court
Burial: unknown, Extension Office

Lafayette
1 Courthouse Sq., Lewisville, AR 71845
(870) 921-4858
http://www.lafayettecounty.arkansas.gov
Incorporated: Oct. 15, 1827
Parent county: Hempstead
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1848, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: unknown, County Clerk

Lawrence
Box 553, 315 W. Main, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
(870) 886-1111
http://www.arkansasgenealogy.com/lawrence
Incorporated: Jan. 15, 1815
Parent county: New Madrid, MO
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: unknown, County Clerk

Lee
15 E. Chestnut St., Marianna, AR 72360
(870) 295-7715
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arlee2/lee.htm
Incorporated: April 17, 1873
Parent counties: Phillips, Monroe, Crittenden, St. Francis
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Divorce: 1873, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Court: 1873, Circuit Court
Tax: 1873, County Clerk
Military: 1873, Circuit Court

Lincoln
300 S. Drew St., Star City, AR 71667
(870) 628-4217
http://www.kindredtrails.com/AR_Lincoln.htm
Incorporated: March 28, 1871
Parent counties: Arkansas, Bradley, Desha, Drew, Jefferson
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1871, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1871, County Clerk
Probate: 1871, County Clerk
Tax: unknown, County Clerk

Little River
351 N. Second St., Ashdown, AR 71822
(870) 898-7208
http://www.littlerivercounty.org
Incorporated: March 5, 1867
Parent county: Hempstead
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1880, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1880, County Clerk

Logan
25 W. Walnut St., Paris, AR 72855
(479) 963-3601
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arlogan
Incorporated: March 22, 1871
Parent counties: Pope, Franklin, Johnson, Scott, Yell
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court
Notes: Formerly Sarber County. Name changed to Logan Dec. 14, 1875.

Lonoke
Box 431, Lonoke, AR 72086
(501) 676-6403
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arlonoke
Incorporated: April 16, 1873
Parent counties: Pulaski, Prairie
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Notes: Some Lonoke County records are in Des Arc, Prairie County.

Lovely
Incorporated: 1827
Parent county: Northwest Arkansas & Northeast Oklahoma
Notes: Lost to Oklahoma and abolished 1828.

Madison
201 W. Main St., Huntsville, AR 72740
(501) 738-6721
http://www.argenweb.net/madison
Incorporated: Sept. 30, 1836
Parent county: Washington
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1901, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: 1901, County Clerk

Marion
Box 545, Yellville, AR 72687
(870) 449-6226
http://www.argenweb.net/marion
Incorporated: Nov. 3, 1835
Parent county: Izard
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1888, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1888, County Clerk
Probate: 1888, County Clerk
Court: 1888, County Clerk
Notes: Formerly Searcy County. Name changed to Marion Sept. 29, 1836.

Miller
400 Laurel St., Texarkana, AR 71854
(870) 744-1501
http://www.millercounty.arkansas.gov
Incorporated: December 1874
Parent county: Lafayette
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1875, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1875, County Clerk
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Miller, old
Incorporated: April 1, 1820
Parent county: Hempstead
Notes: Abolished 1836. Re-established December 1874 from Lafayette County.

Mississippi
200 W. Walnut, Blytheville, AR 72315
(870) 763-3212
http://www.rootsweb.com/~armissi2
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1833
Parent county: Crittenden
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1850, County Clerk
Divorce: 1866, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1865, Circuit Court
Probate: 1865, County Clerk
Court: 1866, Circuit Court

Monroe
123 Madison St., Clarendon, AR 72029
(870) 747-3921
http://www.argenweb.net/monroe
Incorporated: Nov. 2, 1829
Parent counties: Phillips, Arkansas
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1850, County Clerk
Divorce: 1839, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1829, Circuit Court
Probate: 1839, County Clerk
Court: 1830, Circuit Court

Montgomery
1 George St., Mount Ida, AR 71957
(870) 867-3521
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~armontgo
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1842
Parent county: Hot Spring
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1845, County Clerk
Divorce: 1845, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1845, County Clerk
Probate: 1845, County Clerk
Court: 1845, County Clerk
Burial: unknown, County Agent

Nevada
215 E. Second St. S., Prescott, AR 71857
(870) 887-3115
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arnevada
Incorporated: March 20, 1871
Parent counties: Hempstead, Columbia, Ouachita
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1871, County Clerk
Divorce: 1871, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1871, Circuit Court
Probate: 1871, County Clerk
Court: 1871, Circuit Court

Newton
100 Court St., Jasper, AR 82641
(870) 446-5335
http://newtoncountyar.com
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1842
Parent county: Carroll
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1866, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1866, County Clerk
Probate: 1880, County Clerk
Court: 1880, County Clerk

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Ouachita
145 Jefferson St., Camden, AR 71701
(870) 837-2220
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arouachi
Incorporated: Nov. 29, 1842
Parent county: Union
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1875, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Perry
Box 358, Perryville, AR 72126
(501) 889-5126
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arperry
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1840
Parent county: Conway
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1882, County Clerk
Divorce: 1882, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1882, County Clerk
Probate: 1882, County Clerk
Court: 1882, County Clerk

Phillips
600 Cherry St., Helena, AR 72342
(870) 338-5505
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arphill2/phillips.htm
Incorporated: May. 1, 1820
Parent counties: Arkansas, Hempstead
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1831, County Clerk
Divorce: 1820, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1820, Circuit Court
Probate: 1850, County Clerk
Court: 1820, Circuit Court

Pike
Box 219, Murfreesboro, AR 71958
(870) 285-2231
http://s239292887.onlinehome.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1833
Parent counties: Clark, Hempstead
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1895, County Clerk
Divorce: 1895, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1895, County Clerk
Probate: 1895, County Clerk
Court: 1895, County Clerk
Military: 1895, County Clerk

Poinsett
401 Market St., Harrisburg, AR 72432
(870) 578-4410
http://www.poinsettcounty.us
Incorporated: Feb. 28 1838
Parent counties: Greene, St. Francis
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Polk
507 Church Ave., Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-8123
http://www.argenweb.net/polk
Incorporated: Nov. 30, 1844
Parent county: Sevier
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1885, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1885, Circuit Court
Probate: 1900, County Clerk
Court: 1885, Circuit Court
Military: unknown, Circuit Court

Pope
100 W. Main St., Russellville, AR 72801
(479) 968-6064
http://www.pope.countyservice.net
Incorporated: Nov. 2, 1829
Parent county: Crawford
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1831, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health; 1965, County Clerk
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1831, County Clerk
Court: 1857, County Clerk
Voter: 1965, County Clerk
Military: unknown, Circuit Court

Prairie
Box 278, Des Arc, AR 72040
(870) 256-3741
http://www.argenweb.net/prairie
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1846
Parent counties: Pulaski, Monroe
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1885, see Notes
Divorce: 1885, see Notes
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1885, see Notes
Probate: 1885, see Notes
Court: 1885, see Notes
Military: 1917, see Notes
Notes: Part of the county was taken from Monroe in 1869. Check Monroe County for earlier records. Monroe County Clerk has naturalizations 1907-1912, as well as the records noted above.

Pulaski
401 W. Markham St., Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 340-8500
http://www.co.pulaski.ar.us
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Arkansas
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1838, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Chancery Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1820, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court
Voter: 1952, County Clerk
Notes: History Commission has Probate records before 1920. Real estate, personal property, and poll tax records from the mid-1800s are with the county clerk.

Randolph
107 W. Broadway, Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 892-5822
http://www.randolphchamber.com
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1832
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1832
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1837, County Clerk
Divorce: 1836, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1836, County Clerk
Probate: 1837, County Clerk
Court: 1836, County Clerk
Military: 1836, County Clerk

Saline
215 N. Main, Suite 9, Benton, AR 72015
(501) 303-5630
http://www.salinecounty.org
Incorporated: Nov. 2, 1835
Parent counties: Pulaski, Hempstead
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1836, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1871, County Clerk
Probate: 1836, County Clerk

Sarber
Incorporated: March 22, 1871
Parent counties: Pope, Franklin, Johnson, Scott, Yell
Notes: See Logan County. Name changed to Logan Dec. 14, 1875.

Scott
100 W. 1 St., Suite 1, Waldron, AR 72958
(501) 637-2155
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arscott/scott.htm
Incorporated: Nov. 5, 1833
Parent counties: Pulaski, Crawford, Pope
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1882, County/Circuit Clerk
Divorce: 1882, County/Circuit Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1882, County/Circuit Clerk
Probate: 1882, County/Circuit Clerk
Court: 1882, County/Circuit Clerk

Searcy
Courthouse Sq., Box 297, Marshall, AR 72650
(870) 448-3807
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arsearcy
Incorporated: Dec. 13, 1838
Parent county: Marion
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1881, County Clerk
Divorce: 1881, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1866, County Clerk
Naturalization: 1881, County Clerk

Sebastian
35 S. Sixth St., Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 782-5065
http://www.sebastiancountyonline.com
Incorporated: Jan. 6, 1851
Parent counties: Scott, Polk, Crawford, Van Buren
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1865, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1866, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Sevier
115 N. Third St., De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 642-2425
http://www.seviercounty-ar.gov
Incorporated: Oct. 17, 1828
Parent counties: Hempstead, Miller
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1829, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Probate: unknown, Circuit Court
Court: 1829, County Clerk
Naturalization: unknown, Circuit Court

Sharp
Box 307, Ash Flat, AR 72513
(870) 994-7338
http://www.sharpcounty.org
Incorporated: Jul. 18, 1868
Parent county: Lawrence
Notes: Line between Sharp and Izard changed 1877.
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1880, County Clerk
Divorce: 1880, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1880, County Clerk
Probate: 1880, County Clerk
Court: 1880, County Clerk

St. Francis
313 S. Izard St., Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 261-1725
http://www.argenweb.net/stfrancis
Incorporated: Oct. 13, 1827
Parent county: Phillips
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1875, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1910, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court
Tax: 1910, County Clerk

Stone
Box 120, Mountain View, AR 72560
(870) 269-5550
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arscg
Incorporated: April 21, 1873
Parent counties: Izard, Independence, Searcy, Van Buren
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Divorce: 1873, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1873, Circuit Court
Probate: 1873, Circuit Court
Court: 1873, Circuit Court
Military: 1873, Circuit Court

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Union
101 N. Washington St., El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-1910
http://www.argenweb.net/union
Incorporated: Nov. 2, 1829
Parent counties: Hempstead, Clark
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1846, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Van Buren
Box 180, Clinton, AR 72031
(501) 745-4140
http://www.rootsweb.com/~arvanbur
Incorporated: Nov. 11, 1833
Parent counties: Independence, Conway, Izard
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1859, County Clerk
Divorce: 1874, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1859, County Clerk
Probate: 1860, County Clerk
Court: 1859, County Clerk

Washington
280 N. College Ave. #300, Fayetteville, AR 72701
(501) 444-1711
http://www.co.washington.ar.us
Incorporated: Oct. 17, 1828
Parent county: Crawford
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1845, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1828, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

White
300 N. Spruce St., Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-6200
http://www.whitecountyar.org
Incorporated: Oct. 23, 1835
Parent counties: Pulaski, Jackson, Independence
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, County Clerk
Probate: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, County Clerk
Tax: unknown, County Clerk

Woodruff
500 N. Third St., Augusta, AR 72006
(870) 347-5206
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arwoodru
Incorporated: Nov. 26, 1862
Parent counties: Jackson, St. Francis
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1865, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Circuit Court
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: unknown, Circuit Court
Probate: 1865, County Clerk
Court: unknown, Circuit Court

Yell
http://www.argenweb.net/yell
Incorporated: Dec. 5, 1840
Parent counties: Pope, Scott
Birth records: start in 1914, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1865, County Clerk
Divorce: 1865, County Clerk
Death: 1914, Department of Health
Land: 1865, County Clerk
Probate: 1865, County Clerk
Court: 1865, County Clerk
Notes: Yell County has two county courthouses: Box 219, Danville, AR 72833(504) 495-2414 or Box 457, Dardanelle, AR 72834(504) 229-4404.

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