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United States Gotoarrow.png Arkansas Gotoarrow.png Prairie County

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

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Prairie County, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Prairie County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Founded November 25, 1846
County Seat Des Arc
Address Prairie County Courthouse
PO Box 278;
Des Arc, AR 72040-0278
Phone: 870.256.3741
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County Courthouse

Prairie County Courthouse
PO Box 278;
Des Arc, AR 72040-0278
Phone: 870.256.3741

County Clerk in Devalls, Bluff, Arkansas has marriage,
divorce, probate, court and land records from 1885,
naturalization records 1907-1912 and military discharge
records from 1917[1]


Parent County

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Prairie County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

Local histories are available for {{{1}}} County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. Click for a brief Timeline History of the county. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.



Civil War

    *Allen, Desmond Walls.First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifle's (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.


Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Prairie County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:



Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.
  2. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  3. 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.