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Guide to Conway County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Conway County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Founded October 20, 1825
County Seat Morrilton
Address Conway County Courthouse
117 South Moose Street;
Morrilton, AR 72110
Phone 501.354.9621
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County Courthouse

Conway County Courthouse
117 South Moose Street;
Morrilton, AR 72110
Phone 501.354.9621

County Clerk has marriage records from 1858 and probate records. The Clerk Circuit Court has divorce
and land records.[1]

Beginning Dates for Conway County, Arkansas Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate



Parent County

  • 1825--Conway County was created 20 October 1825 from Pulaski County. County seat: Morrilton [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Conway County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss



Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records



Church Records



Land and Property

Local Histories

Local histories are available for {{{1}}} County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. Click for a brief Timeline History of the county. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.

See also Towns and Townships to find records listed at the town level in the FamilySearch Catalog.



Civil War

Men from this county served in the 1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate),[3] 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union),[4]31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Companies C and G.[5]



Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Conway County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate Records


Vital Records

Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers



  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Desmond Walls Allen, First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles (Conway, Ark.: privately published, 1988), 2.
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry (Conway, Ark.: privately published, 1987), 33-92.
  5. Ronald R. Bass, History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Conway, Ark.: Arkansas Research, 1996), 12.
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at


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