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Logan County, Arkansas
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Logan County, Arkansas Facts

When was Logan County, AR Created?
Logan County was established on March 22, 1871 (originally named Sarber County; renamed December 15, 1875) from Franklin CountyJohnson CountyPope CountyScott County, and Yell County. Other county boundry changes occured when Line with Scott County changed 21 March 1881 and 2 March 1903.

What is the County Seat of Logan County, AR?
The County has dual county seats with courthouses in Booneville & Paris and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Logan County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Johnson CountyPope CountyYell CountyScott CountySebastian CountyFranklin County.

Logan County, AR Vital Records

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

Logan County, AR Census Records

What Logan County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Logan County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)1900191019201930 and 1940.

Logan Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1880. Logan Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1880. Logan 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

Logan County, AR Courthouse and Government Records

Logan County Courthouse in Paris

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Logan 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 Logan 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 25 W Walnut St, Paris 72855 and 366 N Broadway Booneville 72927, unless otherwise noted.

Logan County Courthouse in Booneville
  • Logan County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Phone: ?
    • Court Records: 1877
    • Land Records: 1878
  • Logan County Clerk 
    • Phone: (479) 963-2164
    • Marriage Records: 1877
    • Probate Records: 1873
  • BLM Land Records

Logan County, AR Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Logan Co. AR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Logan Co. AR Cemeteries & Church Records

Logan Co. AR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Logan Co. AR General and History Websites

Logan Co. AR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Logan Co. AR Military Records