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Miller County, Arkansas
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Founded April 1, 1820
County Seat Texarkana
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County Courthouse

Miller County Courthouse
Vital Records
400 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854
Phone: 870-774-1501

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1875;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records


Parent County

1820--Miller County was created 1 April 1820 from Lafayette County. It was abolished in 1836 and re-established in 1874.  County seat: Texarkana [1]

The county was named for James Miller, territorial governor of Arkansas.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Miller County boundary changes.

Record Loss


Populated Places

Towns and Cities:  Rondo, Garland City, Sulphur Township and Texarkana

The City of Texarkana is located in two states. In the middle of the city is a street called State Line Road which separates the city between Bowie County, Texas and Miller County, Arkansas. Texarkana is the county seat for Miller County, Arkansas, and a marriage license purchased in Miller County, Arkansas is not valid in the State of Texas.


Neighboring Counties



Cemeteries of Miller County  -  Miller County ARGenWeb

Tombstone Transcription Project  -  USGenWeb Project

Find A Grave

Ancestors At Rest

Cemetery and Tombstone Transcriptions and Registers


Church Records - partial listing  -  USGenWeb Archives



Local Histories


Miller County Maps  -  Miller County ARGenWeb


Revolutionary War
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
World War I
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Texarkana Public Library

Miller County Genealogical Society:
Texarkana USA Genealogical Society
PO Box 2323, Texarkana, TX 75504-2323

Family History Center

3701 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas
Phone: (903) 831-5225 Hours: T, Th 6pm-9pm; F-Sat 9am-5pm.
Closed the last two weeks of December.

Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
Old Washington Historical State Park
Box 134, Washington, AR 71862
Tel: 870-983-2684 (Mon-Fri)
870-983-2733 (Sat-Sun)
Open 7 days a week 9:00a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Arkansas History Commission & State Archives
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Tel: 501-682-6900

Arkansas Historical Association
History Department
Ozark Hall, 12, University of Arkansas
Old Main 416
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Tel: 501-575-5884

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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