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Sevier County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Founded October 17, 1828
County Seat De Queen
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County Courthouse

Sevier County Courthouse
115 N 3rd;
De Queen, AR 71832
Phone: 870.642.2425

County Clerk has marriage and probate records
from 1829; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court
and land records[1]


Parent County

  • 1828--Sevier County was created 17 October 1828 from Hempstead and Miller Counties.  County seat: De Queen [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Sevier County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



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.]
Civil War
  • Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)1.

    1Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).




Vital Records

Southwest Arkansas Daily  Local area current obituaries Southwest Arkansas/Southeast Oklahoma

Societies, Archives and Libraries

Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives Old Washington

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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