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When was Van Buren County, AR Created?
Van Buren County was established on November 11, 1833 and was formed from Independence County, Clark County and Izard County. Parts of Van Buren County was used to form the following counties: Cleburne 1883, Stone 1873. Other county boundry changes occured when Boundaries defined 14 November 1836, part annexed to Pope County on 12 January 1853, lines with Searcy and Marion defined 20 January 1855, line with Pope County defined 17 February 1859. The county was named in honor of Martin Van Buren (1782–1862), eighth president of the United States.
What counties are adjacent to Van Buren County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Searcy County (north), Stone County (northeast), Cleburne County (east), Faulkner County (southeast), Conway County (southwest), Pope County (west).
What cities and towns are in Van Buren County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Clinton, Damascus, Fairfield Bay, Shirley.
Where can find Van Buren County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Van Buren 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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Van Buren Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Van Buren County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Van Buren 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.
Van Buren Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Van Buren Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Van Buren Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Van Buren 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 Van Buren County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Van Buren 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 451 Main Street, Clinton 72031; 501-745-2443, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Van Buren County, AR?
A list of Van Buren County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Van Buren County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Van Buren County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Van Buren 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.