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When was Poinsett County, AR Created?
Poinsett County was established on February 28, 1838 and was formed from Greene County and St. Francis County. Parts of Poinsett County was used to form the following counties: Craighead 1858, Cross 1862. The county was named in honor of Joel Roberts Poinsett (1779–1851), a United States Secretary of War and namesake of the poinsettia.
What is the County Seat of Poinsett County, AR?
The County Seat is located in Harrisburg (the first county seat was at Bolivar and was moved to Harrisburg in 1856) and in addition the county government website is www.poinsettcounty.us/
What counties are adjacent to Poinsett County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Craighead County (north), Mississippi County (east), Crittenden County (southeast), Cross County (south), Jackson County (west).
What cities and towns are in Poinsett County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Fisher, Greenfield, Harrisburg, Lepanto, Marked Tree, Rivervale, Trumann, Tyronza, Waldenburg, Weiner.
Where can find Poinsett County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Poinsett 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 Poinsett 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 Poinsett County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Poinsett Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Poinsett County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Poinsett 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.
Poinsett Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Poinsett Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Poinsett Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Poinsett 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 Poinsett County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Poinsett 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 401 Market Street, Harrisburg 72432; 870-578-5333, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Poinsett County, AR?
A list of Poinsett County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Poinsett County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Poinsett County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Poinsett 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.