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{{Arkansas-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Miller County''  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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'''1820--'''Miller County was created 1 April 1820 from [[Lafayette County, Arkansas|Lafayette]] County. It&nbsp;was abolished in 1836 and re-established in 1874.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Texarkana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1820--'''Miller County was created 1 April 1820 from [[Lafayette County, Arkansas|Lafayette]] County. It&nbsp;was abolished in 1836 and re-established in 1874.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Texarkana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for James Miller, territorial governor of Arkansas.<br>
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The county was named for James Miller, territorial governor of Arkansas.<br>  
  
 
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'''Towns and Cities:&nbsp; '''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194604&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Rondo&columns=*,0,0 Rondo], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194603&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Garland+City&columns=*,0,0 Garland City], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=814109&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Sulphur+Township&columns=*,0,0 Sulphur Township] and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194605&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Texarkana&columns=*,0,0 Texarkana]  
 
'''Towns and Cities:&nbsp; '''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194604&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Rondo&columns=*,0,0 Rondo], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194603&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Garland+City&columns=*,0,0 Garland City], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=814109&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Sulphur+Township&columns=*,0,0 Sulphur Township] and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194605&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Texarkana&columns=*,0,0 Texarkana]  
  
The City of Texarkana is located in two states. In the middle of the city is a street called State Line Road which separates the city between Bowie County, Texas and Miller County, Arkansas. Texarkana is the county seat for Miller County, Arkansas, and a marriage license purchased in Miller County, Arkansas is not valid in the State of Texas.<br>
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The City of Texarkana is located in two states. In the middle of the city is a street called State Line Road which separates the city between Bowie County, Texas and Miller County, Arkansas. Texarkana is the county seat for Miller County, Arkansas, and a marriage license purchased in Miller County, Arkansas is not valid in the State of Texas.<br>  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194602&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194602&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Miller/ Miller County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Miller/ Miller County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
 
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1820--Miller County was created 1 April 1820 from Lafayette County. It was abolished in 1836 and re-established in 1874.  County seat: Texarkana [1]

The county was named for James Miller, territorial governor of Arkansas.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities:  Rondo, Garland City, Sulphur Township and Texarkana

The City of Texarkana is located in two states. In the middle of the city is a street called State Line Road which separates the city between Bowie County, Texas and Miller County, Arkansas. Texarkana is the county seat for Miller County, Arkansas, and a marriage license purchased in Miller County, Arkansas is not valid in the State of Texas.

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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