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When was Hempstead County, AR Created?
Hempstead County was established on December 15, 1818 and was formed from Arkansas County (Hempstead is one of the original five counties created by the Missouri legislature). Parts of Hempstead County was used to form the following counties: Columbia 1852, Howard 1873, Lafayette 1827, Little River 1867, Nevada 1871, Old Miller 1820, Pike 1833, Saline 1835, Sevier 1828, Union 1829. Other county boundry changes occured when Line with Pike defined 14 December 1838, and with Pike and Sevier 17 April 1873. The county was named in honor of Edward Hempstead (1780–1817), Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from the Missouri Territory.
What is the County Seat of Hempstead County, AR?
The County Seat is located in Hope(The county seat originated at Washington until it moved to Hope) and in addition the county government website is www.hempsteadcountyar.com/
What counties are adjacent to Hempstead County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Pike County (north), Nevada County (east), Lafayette County (south), Miller County (southwest), Little River County (west), Howard County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Hempstead County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Blevins, Fulton, Hope, McCaskill, McNab, Oakhaven, Ozan, Patmos, Perrytown, Washington, Springhill.
Where can find Hempstead County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Hempstead 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 Hempstead 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 Hempstead County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Hempstead Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Hempstead County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hempstead County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Hempstead Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Hempstead Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Hempstead Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Hempstead 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 Hempstead County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Hempstead 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 ?, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Hempstead County, AR?
A list of Hempstead County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Hempstead County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Hempstead County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Hempstead 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.