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Carroll County, Arkansas
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Carroll County, Arkansas Facts

When was Carroll County, AR Created?
Carroll County was established on November 1, 1833 and was formed from Izard County .

What is the County Seat of Carroll County, AR?
The County has dual county seats with courthouses in Berryville and Eureka Springs (the first seat of government was Carrollton until 1880 when Berryville took its place. In the late 1800s, the railroads came to Carroll County and brought with them tourists who enjoyed the community of Eureka Springs) and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Carroll County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Stone County, Missouri, Taney County, Missouri, Boone CountyNewton CountyMadison CountyBenton CountyBarry County, Missouri.

Carroll County, AR Vital Records

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

Carroll County, AR Census Records

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

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

Carroll County, AR Courthouse and Government Records

Carroll County Courthouse in Berryville

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Carroll 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 Carroll 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 210 West Church Street, Berryville 72616 or P.O. Box 109, Eureka Springs 72632; 870-423-2967, unless otherwise noted.

Carroll County Courthouse in Eureka Springs

Carroll County, AR Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Carroll Co. AR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Carroll Co. AR Cemeteries & Church Records

Carroll Co. AR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Carroll Co. AR General and History Websites

Carroll Co. AR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Carroll Co. AR Military Records