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When was Union County, AR Created?
Union County was established on November 2, 1829 and was formed from Hempstead County and Clark County. Parts of Union County was used to form the following counties: Ashley 1848, Bradley 1840, Calhoun 1850, Columbia 1852, Ouachita 1842. Other county boundry changes occured when Boundaries defined 5 November 1836, line with Lafayette defined 26 November 1846, line with Ouachita changed 6 January 1853, part annexed to Columbia 21 December 1851, and part annexed to Calhoun 19 October 1862. The county was named for the concept of the union of the states.
What is the County Seat of Union County, AR?
The County Seat is located in El Dorado (The first county seat was at Camden before moving to El Dorado in the 1840s) and in addition the county government website is www.unioncountyar.com/
What counties are adjacent to Union County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Ouachita County (northwest), Calhoun County (north), Bradley County (northeast), Ashley County (east), Morehouse Parish, Louisiana (southeast), Union Parish, Louisiana (south), Claiborne Parish, Louisiana (southwest), Columbia County (west).
What cities and towns are in Union County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Calion, El Dorado, Felsenthal, Huttig, Junction City, Mount Holly, Norphlet, Smackover, Strong.
Where can find Union County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Union 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 Union 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 Union County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Union Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Union County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Union 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.
Union Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Union Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Union Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Union 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 Union County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Union 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 101 North Washington Street, El Dorado 71730; 870-864-1900, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Union County, AR?
A list of Union County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Union County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Union County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Union 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.