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When was Drew County, AR Created?
Drew County was established on November 26, 1846 and was formed from Desha County and Bradley County, Chicot County and Union County. Parts of Drew County was used to form the following counties: Ashley 1848, Lincoln 1871. Other county boundry changes occured when Part of Chicot annexed 21 December 1846, part of Desha annexed 21 January 1861, line with Chicot changed 30 November 1875. The county was named in honor of Thomas Stevenson Drew (1802–1879), 3rd Governor of Arkansas .
What counties are adjacent to Drew County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Lincoln County (north), Desha County (northeast), Chicot County (southeast), Ashley County (south), Bradley County (west), Cleveland County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Drew County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Jerome, Monticello, Tillar, Wilmar, Winchester.
Where can find Drew County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Drew 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 Drew 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 Drew County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Drew Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Drew County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Drew 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.
Drew Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Drew Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Drew Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Drew 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 Drew County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Drew 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 210 S. Main Street, Monticello 71655; 870-460-6200, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Drew County, AR?
A list of Drew County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Drew County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Drew County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Drew 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.