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Grant County, Arkansas
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Grant County, Arkansas Facts

When was Grant County, AR Created?
Grant County was established on February 4,1869 and was formed from Jefferson CountyHot Spring County and Saline County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Grant County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Saline CountyPulaski CountyJefferson CountyCleveland CountyDallas CountyHot Spring County.

Grant County, AR Vital Records

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

Grant County, AR Census Records

What Grant County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Grant County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)1900191019201930 and 1940Grant Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Grant Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Grant 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

Grant County, AR Courthouse and Government Records

Grant County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Grant 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 Grant 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 ?, unless otherwise noted.

Grant County, AR Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Grant Co. AR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Grant Co. AR Cemeteries & Church Records

Grant Co. AR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Grant Co. AR General and History Websites

Grant Co. AR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Grant Co. AR Military Records