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Boone County, Arkansas

Boone County was created on April 9, 1869 and was formed from Carroll County and Marion County. Other county boundry changes occured when Line with Marion defined by Act of 9 December 1875.The county was named in honor of Daniel Boone (1734–1820), the American frontiersman .

Currently the Boone County Seat can be found in Harrison and in addition the county government website is

Areas next to Boone County happen to be Taney County, Missouri (north), Marion County (east), Searcy County (southeast), Nerwton County (south), Carroll County (west).

Cities and towns located in Boone County consist of Alpena, Bellefonte, Bergman, Diamond City, Everton, Harrison, Lead Hill, Omaha, South Lead Hill, Valley Springs, Zinc.

Boone County vital records can be obtained from 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 Boone 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 Boone County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Boone Co. Birth CertificatesMarriage CertificatesDivorce CertificatesDeath Certificates  to mail.

Boone County does have Federal Census Schedules to assist in finding out about your family tree. Government Population Schedules are present for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.

Boone Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Boone Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Boone Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You'll find free online and also printable census forms to help with your research.

Boone County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Boone County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See Also Arkansas Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies for statewide Addresses and links.

Boone County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers typically forget the advantages of Boone County court, probate, and land files as a source of ancestry and genealogy information and facts. Hidden away in Arkansas courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and worries of the many Arkansas men and women. The possibilities are very good that your particular ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least quite a few elements of their lives in the Boone County court records. Even if your forebears is not discussed in a Court case, take into account all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her showing up in court records.

The following details shows exactly what death, marriage, birth,, property, probate, and court records will be in Boone County. The years pointed out below tend to be the first recognized records data for this particular county.

All County Offices Records are located in the Courthouse at ?, unless otherwise noted.

  • Boone County Clerk of Circuit Court is the clerk of the circuit, chancery court, and juvenile court and usually acts as the ex-officio recorder of Boone county. The duties of the clerk are to maintain a record of all proceedings of the circuit, chancery and juvenile courts and to prepare the dockets for courts in Boone County. They are also the ex-officio Boone county recorder; and is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, and surety bonds, and many other orders and instruments which involve property within Boone county.
    • Phone: (870) 741-5560
    • Court Records: 1869
    • Land Records:1869
    • Divorce Records: are maintained among the equity records (Divorces issued prior to 1950 are located here. Divorces issued after 1950 can be found  at the Arkansas Department of Public Health)
  • Boone County Clerk, as clerk to the probate court, the clerk files all instruments making them a matter of record in descendent estate cases, and swears in all witnesses in contested estates. The clerk, also in this capacity, maintains all records relative to adoptions and guardianship cases within Boone county.
    • Phone: (870) 741-8428
    • Marriage Records:1869 
    • Probate Records:1869
  • Boone County Assessor's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
    • Phone: (870) 741-3783

Boone County Genealogy Links

The following are web links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources associated to Boone 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. Feel free to submit your own preferred Boone County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Boone Co. AR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Boone Co. AR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Boone Co. AR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Boone Co. AR Census Records

Boone Co. AR Cemeteries & Graveyards

Boone Co. AR Church & Bible Records

Boone Co. AR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Boone Co. AR General and History Websites

Boone Co. AR Immigration & Naturalization

Boone Co. AR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Boone Co. AR Military Records

Boone Co. AR Schools & Directories

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