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When was Izard County, AR Created?
Izard County was established on October 27, 1825 and was formed from Independence County and Fulton County. Parts of Izard County was used to form the following counties: Baxter 1873, Carroll 1833, Fulton 1842, Marion 1836, Stone 1873, Van Buren 1833. Other county boundry changes occured when W boundary extended 3 October 1827, part of Indian purchase added 22 October 1828, line with Independence defined 5 November 1831, S boundary defined 11 November 1833, line with Independence defined 21 February and 14 December 1838 and 21 December 1840, W boundary defined 24 December 1840, line with Baxter and Fulton defined 17 February 1875 and with Sharp 9 March 1877. The county was named in honor of George Izard (1776–1828), Governor of the Missouri Territory and a General during the War of 1812.
What is the County Seat of Izard County, AR?
The County Seat is located in Melbourne (the county seat was originally located at Liberty, moved to Mount Olive in 1836, Mount Vernon in the 1940s, and finally settled at Melbourne in 1875) and in addition the county government website is www.izardcountyar.org/
What counties are adjacent to Izard County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Fulton County (north), Sharp County (east), Independence County (southeast), Stone County (southwest), Baxter County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Izard County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Calico Rock, Franklin, Guion, Horseshoe Bend, Melbourne, Mount Pleasant, Oxford, Pineville, Wiseman.
Where can find Izard County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Izard 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 Izard 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 Izard County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Izard Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Izard County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Izard County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Izard Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Izard Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Izard Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Izard 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 Izard County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Izard 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 County Courthouse, Melbourne 72556; 870-368-4328, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Izard County, AR?
A list of Izard County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Izard County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Izard County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Izard 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.