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Logan County, Arkansas

Logan County was created on March 22, 1871 (originally named Sarber County; renamed December 15, 1875) from Franklin County, Johnson County, Pope County, Scott County, and Yell County. Other county boundry changes occured when Line with Scott County changed 21 March 1881 and 2 March 1903. The county was named in honor of James Logan (1791–1859), an early settler of western Arkansas.

Currently the Logan County Seat can be found in Booneville & Paris and in addition the county government website is

Areas next to Logan County happen to be Johnson County (north), Pope County (northeast), Yell County (southeast), Scott County (south), Sebastian County (west), Franklin County (northwest).

Cities and towns located in Logan County consist of Blue Mountain, Booneville, Caulksville, Magazine, Morrison Bluff, Paris, Ratcliff, Scranton, Subiaco.

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

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

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

Logan County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Logan County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers typically forget the advantages of Logan 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 Logan 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 Logan 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.

  • Logan 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 Logan 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 Logan County. They are also the ex-officio Logan county recorder; and is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, and surety bonds, and many other orders and instruments which involve property within Logan county.
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    • 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)
  • Logan 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 Logan county.
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  • Logan County Assessor's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
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Logan County Genealogy Links

The following are web links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources associated to Logan 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 Logan County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Logan Co. AR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Logan Co. AR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Logan Co. AR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Logan Co. AR Census Records

Logan Co. AR Cemeteries & Graveyards

Logan Co. AR Church & Bible Records

Logan Co. AR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Logan Co. AR General and History Websites

Logan Co. AR Immigration & Naturalization

Logan Co. AR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Logan Co. AR Military Records

Logan Co. AR Schools & Directories

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