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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Monroe County; 123 Madison St; Clarendon, AR 72029-2794; Ph. 870.747.3921 Details: (Co Clk has m rec from 1850 & pro rec from 1839; Clk Cir Ct has div rec from 1839, ct rec from 1830 & land rec from 1829)
[http://www.arkansasties.com/Monroe/Structures/MonroeCourtHouse.htm Monroe County Courthouse]<br>123 Madison Street<br>Clarendon, AR 72029-2794<br>Phone: 870.747.3921 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1850 <br>and probate records from 1839; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has divorce records from 1839, court records<br>from 1830 and land records from 1829<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.</ref>
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Monroe 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 Clarendon
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County Courthouse

Monroe County Courthouse
123 Madison Street
Clarendon, AR 72029-2794
Phone: 870.747.3921

County Clerk has marriage records from 1850
and probate records from 1839; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce records from 1839, court records
from 1830 and land records from 1829[1]


Parent County

  • 1829--Monroe County was created 2 November 1829 from Phillips and Arkansas Counties.

County seat: Clarendon [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Monroe County boundary changes.

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Monroe County Library
270 Madison St
Clarendon, AR 72029
(870) 747-5593

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).