Sebastian County, Arkansas Genealogy
|Sebastian County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||January 6, 1851|
|County Seat||Fort Smith|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Sebastian County Courthouse
35 S 6th;
Fort Smith, AR 72901
County Clerk has marriage records from 1865
and probate records from 1866; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce, court and land records
- 1851--Sebastian County was created 6 January 1851 from Scott, Polk, Crawford, and Van Buren Counties.
County seat: Fort Smith 
See an interactive map of Sebastian County boundary changes.
Places / Localities
Civil War Battle
The following Civil War battle was fought in Sebastian County.
- Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
Men from this county served in the 51st Regiment, Arkansas Militia.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Introduction to Family History Centers
- Fort Smith Arkansas Family History Center
- Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Sebastian County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
A wkik article describing this collection is found at:
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Heritage Preservation Services, CivilWar Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).