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When was Ashley County, AR Created?
Ashley County was established on November 30, 1848 and was formed from Chicot County, Drew County and Union County. Other county boundry changes occured when Line with Chicot changed by Act of 19 January 1861, part annexed from Bradley by Act of 21 January 1859. The county was named in honor of Chester Ashley (1791–1848), a U.S. Senator from Arkansas and land speculator.
What counties are adjacent to Ashley County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Drew County (north), Chicot County (east), Morehouse Parish, Louisiana (south), Union Parish, Louisiana (southwest), Union County (west), Bradley County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Ashley County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Crossett, Fountain Hill, Hamburg, Montrose, North Crossett, Parkdale, Petersburg, Portland, West Crossett, Wilmer.
Where can find Ashley County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Ashley County vital records can be found at the Arkansas Deptartment of Health has Birth & Death records since February 1, 1914, Marriage Records since January 1917 and Divorce Records since January 1923. You may go to the Ashley County health department to obtain a Birth or Death certificates which can be issued while you wait. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Arkansas for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Ashley County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Ashley Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Ashley County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Ashley County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Ashley Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Ashley Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ashley Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ashley Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You'll find free online and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Arkansas Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Ashley County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Ashley County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Arkansas Corthouse Records Research Guide.
All County Offices Records are located in the Courthouse at 205 East Jefferson Street, Hamburg 71646, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Ashley County, AR?
A list of Ashley County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Ashley County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Ashley County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Ashley County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is merely a list which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.