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Bradley County, Arkansas
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Bradley County, Arkansas Facts

When was Bradley County, AR Created?
Bradley County was established on December 18,1840 and was formed from Union County.

What is the County Seat of Bradley County, AR?
The County Seat is located in Warren and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Bradley County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Cleveland CountyDrew CountyAshley CountyUnion CountyCalhoun County

Bradley County, AR Vital Records

Where can find Bradley County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bradley 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 Bradley 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 Bradley County BirthMarriageDivorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Bradley Co. Birth CertificatesMarriage CertificatesDivorce CertificatesDeath Certificates  to mail.

Bradley County, AR Census Records

What Bradley County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bradley County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)1900191019201930 and 1940.

Bradley Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Bradley Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bradley Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bradley 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

Bradley County, AR Courthouse and Government Records

Bradley County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Bradley County Courthouse?

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Bradley County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Arkansas courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Arkansas residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Bradley County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Arkansas Corthouse Records Research Guide.

All County Offices Records are located in the Courthouse at 101 East Cedar, Warren, AR 71671, unless otherwise noted.

Bradley County, AR Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bradley County, AR?
A list of Bradley County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Bradley County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Bradley County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Bradley 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.

Bradley Co. AR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Bradley Co. AR Cemeteries & Church Records

Bradley Co. AR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Bradley Co. AR General and History Websites

Bradley Co. AR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Bradley Co. AR Military Records