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

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Union County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Founded November 2, 1829
County Seat El Dorado
Address Union County Courthouse;
101 N Washington
El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: 870.864.1910
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County Courthouse

Union County Courthouse;
101 N Washington
El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: 870.864.1910

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1846;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records[1]


Parent County

  • 1829--Union County was created 2 November 1829 from Hempstead and Clark Counties. County seat: El Dorado [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Union County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate).

    Collier, Captain Calvin L. USAF. They'll Do To Tie To! (Little Rock, Arkansas: Civil War Round Table Associates, 1959) p. 10.

Korean War
War of 1812
Indian Wars




Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

  • Union County Genealogy Soc.
    % Barton Library,
    East 5th and North Jefferson Street
    El Dorado, Ar 71730

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).
  3. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.


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