Pulaski County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Pulaski County, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Pulaski County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Little Rock
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United States  > Arkansas > Pulaski County

County Courthouse

Pulaski County; 401 W Markham St; Little Rock, AR 72201; Ph. 501.340.8500 Details: (Co Clk has m rec from 1838, pro rec from 1820, voter reg rec from 1952, real estate tax rec from 1828, pers prop tax rec from 1869 & poll tax from 1892; Clk Cir Ct has ct, land & nat rec; Clk Chan Ct has div rec; History Commission has pro ct rec before 1920)


Parent County

  • 1818--Pulaski County was created 15 December 1818 from Arkansas County.  County seat: Little Rock [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Pulaski County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




1820--Census is missing.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Little Rock



Local Histories



Revolutionary War
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include"an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
Civil War
Civil War Battle Fought in Pulaski County

The following Civil War battle was fought in Pulaski County.

  • 1863 - September 10 = Bayou Forche, also known as Little Rock[2]
Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.


  • Southern Guardian, 1911-2001 - an ongoing digitization project to make these issues of the predecessor to the Arkansas Catholic available online.  As of April 2011, only 1911 issues are available. 



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).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 26 April 2012).