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When was Saint Francis County, AR Created?
Saint Francis County was established on October 13, 1827 and was formed from Phillips County. Parts of St. Francis County was used to form the following counties: Cross 1862, Lee 1873, Poinsett 1838, Woodruff 1862. Other county boundry changes occured when St. Francis River declared boundary with Crittenden 3 November 1831, part annexed to Jackson 1 January 1851. The county was named for the St. Francis River, a tributary of the Mississippi River.
What is the County Seat of Saint Francis County, AR?
The County Seat is located in Forrest City (The first county seat was located at Franklin, it moved to Madison then moved to Forrest City in 1874) and in addition the county government website is www.arcounties.org/
What counties are adjacent to Saint Francis County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Cross County (north), Crittenden County (east), Lee County (south), Monroe County (southwest), Woodruff County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Saint Francis County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Caldwell, Colt, Forrest City, Hughes, Madison, Palestine, Wheatley, Widener.
Where can find Saint Francis County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Saint Francis 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 Saint Francis 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 Saint Francis County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Saint Francis Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Saint Francis County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Saint Francis 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.
Saint Francis Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Saint Francis Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Saint Francis Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Saint Francis 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 Saint Francis County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Saint Francis 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 313 South Izard Street, Forrest City 72335; 870-261-1700, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Saint Francis County, AR?
A list of Saint Francis County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Saint Francis County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Saint Francis County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Saint Francis 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.