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When was Scott County, AR Created?
Scott County was established on November 5, 1833 and was formed from Crawford County and Pope County. Parts of Scott County was used to form the following counties: Logan County 1871, Sebastian 1851, Yell 1840. Other county boundry changes occured when Boundaries defined 24 October 1835, line with Crawford defined 16 December 1838, part of Sebastian annexed 1 June 1861, line with Logan County changed 21 March 1873, part annexed to Logan County 2 March 1903, line with Montgomery changed 21 February 1925. The county was named in honor of Andrew Scott (1789–1841), a territorial judge .
What counties are adjacent to Scott County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Sebastian County (northwest), Logan County (northeast), Yell County (east), Montgomery County (southeast), Polk County (south), Le Flore County, Oklahoma (west).
What cities and towns are in Scott County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Mansfield, Waldron.
Where can find Scott County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Scott 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 Scott 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 Scott County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Scott Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Scott County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Scott 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.
Scott Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Scott Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Scott Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Scott 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 Scott County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Scott 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 Courthouse Square, Waldron 72958; 479-637-2155, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Scott County, AR?
A list of Scott County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Scott County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Scott County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Scott 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.