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When was Montgomery County, AR Created?
Montgomery County was established on December 9, 1842 and was formed from Hot Spring County. Parts of Montgomery County was used to form the following counties: Garland 1873. Other county boundry changes occured when Lines following counties defined - Yell 2 January 1845, Perry 23 December 1846 and 21 December 1848, Hot Spring 27 December 1848, Polk 7 February 1859, Clark 24 April 1873, Pike 16 December 1874, Garland 23 February 1917, Scott County 21 February 1915. The county was named in honor of Richard Montgomery (1738–1775), an American general during the Revolutionary War.
What is the County Seat of Montgomery County, AR?
The County Seat is located in Mount Ida (first county seat was in a community called Montgomery, moved to Salem in 1850, that same year, it moved to Mount Ida) and in addition the county government website is www.arcounties.org/
What counties are adjacent to Montgomery County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Yell County (north), Garland County (east), Hot Spring County (southeast), Clark County (southeast), Pike County (south), Polk County (west), Scott County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Montgomery County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Black Springs, Mount Ida, Norman, Oden.
Where can find Montgomery County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Montgomery Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Montgomery County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Montgomery 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.
Montgomery Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Montgomery Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montgomery Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montgomery 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 Montgomery County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Montgomery 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 105 Highway 270 East, Mount Ida 71957; 870-867-3114, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Montgomery County, AR?
A list of Montgomery County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Montgomery County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Montgomery County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Montgomery 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.