Craighead County, Arkansas Genealogy
|Craighead County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||February 19, 1859|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Craighead County Courthouse
511 South Main Street
Jonesboro, AR 72401
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1878
and tax records; Clerk Circuit Court and divorce records
from 1878 and land records from 1900
- 1859--Craighead County was created 19 February 1859 from Mississippi, Greene, and Poinsett Counties.
County seat: Jonesboro 
See an interactive map of Craighead County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.
- Craighead County Cemeteries - www.gscca.net/cemeteries.htm
- Arkansas Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites. Includes newspapers for Craighead County.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Craighead County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Genealogy Society of Craighead County, Arkansas
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).