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Randolph County, Arkansas
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Founded December 18, 1832
County Seat Pocahontas
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County Courthouse

Randolph County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg

Randolph County Courthouse 107 W Broadway Pocahontas, AR 72455 Phone: 870.892.5822

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1837; Circuit Clerk has divorce, land, military, and court records 1836[1]


Parent County

  • 1832--Randolph County was created 18 December 1832 from Lawrence County. County seat: Pocahontas [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Randolph County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Randolph County on page 191.]
  • 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.]
Civil War

     1. Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.

     2. Allen, Desmond Walls. Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.

    3.  Allen, Desmond Walls. Thirty-eighth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.

    4.  Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Randolph County, Arkansas Church

Riley-Hickingbotham Library
Ouachita Baptist University
OBU Box 3742
Arkadelphia, AR 71998

Official depository for records of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. See the every-name index to association records through the year 1900 (PDF). The index can be downloaded for off-line research.

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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