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When was Franklin County, AR Created?
Franklin County was established on December 19,1837 and was formed from Crawford County and Johnson County. Parts of Franklin County was used to form the following counties: Logan County 1871. Other county boundry changes occured when Line with Johnson defined 14 December 1833, line with Crawford defined 4 March 1875, line with Crawford changed 28 March 1895. Its first settlers of the area were from Tennessee and they settled on Mulberry Creek. The county was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), founding father of the United States .
What is the County Seat of Franklin County, AR?
The County has dual county seats with courthouses in Ozark (northern part) & Charleston (southern part) and in addition the county government website is www.arcounties.org/
What counties are adjacent to Franklin County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Madison County (north), Johnson County (east), Logan County (southeast), Sebastian County (southwest), Crawford County (west).
What cities and towns are in Franklin County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Altus, Branch, Charleston, Denning, Ozark, Wiederkehr Village.
Where can find Franklin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Franklin 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 Franklin 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 Franklin County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Franklin Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Franklin County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Franklin County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Franklin Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Franklin Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Franklin Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Franklin 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 Franklin County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Franklin 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 211 West Commercial, Ozark 72949 or Charleston 72933; 479-667-4726, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Franklin County, AR?
A list of Franklin County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Franklin County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Franklin County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Franklin 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.