Arkansas, United States Genealogy

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Guide to Arkansas ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Arkansas Information

Arkansas became the twenty-fifth state in the Union on June 15, 1836. It is located in the southeastern region of the United states and was called, Arkansas Territory before being admitted into the United States[1] Arkansas has 75 counties and it's capital is Little Rock. [2]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Arkansas Research

Links to articles on getting started with Arkansas research.

Arkansas Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Arkansas research.

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Arkansas Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Benton CountyCarroll CountyBoone CountyMarion CountyBaxter CountyFulton CountyRandolph CountyClay CountyWashington CountyMadison CountyNewton CountySearcy CountyStone CountyIzard CountySharp CountyLawrence CountyGreene CountyCrawford CountyFranklin CountyJohnson CountyPope CountyVan Buren CountyCleburne CountyIndependence CountyJackson CountyCraighead CountyPoinsett CountyMississippi CountySebastian CountyLogan CountyConway CountyFaulkner CountyWhite CountyWoodruff CountyCross CountyCrittenden CountySt. Francis CountyScott CountyYell CountyPerry CountyPulaski CountyLonoke CountyPrairie CountyMonroe CountyLee CountyPhillips CountyDesha CountyChicot CountyPolk CountyMontgomery CountyGarland CountySaline CountySevier CountyLittle River CountyMiller CountyHoward CountyPike CountyHempstead CountyLafayette CountyArkansas CountyHot Spring CountyGrant CountyJefferson CountyClark CountyNevada CountyColumbia CountyDallas CountyCleveland CountyLincoln CountyOuachita CountyCalhoun CountyBradley CountyDrew CountyAshley CountyUnion CountyArkansas-county-map.gif

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Clayton | Dorsey | Lovely | Miller (Old) | Sarber

Arkansas Migration Routes

FamilySearch Resources

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Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Arkansas " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkansas (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 1 Nov 2016.