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Stone County, Arkansas
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Stone County, Arkansas Facts

When was Stone County, AR Created?
Stone County was established on April 21, 1873 and was formed from Izard CountyIndependence CountySearcy County and Van Buren County.

What is the County Seat of Stone County, AR?
The County Seat is located in Mountain View and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Stone County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Baxter CountyIzard CountyIndependence CountyCleburne CountyVan Buren CountySearcy County.

Stone County, AR Vital Records

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

Stone County, AR Census Records

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

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

Stone County, AR Courthouse and Government Records

Stone County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Stone 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 Stone 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 107 West Main, Mountain View 72560; 870-269-3351, unless otherwise noted.

  • Stone County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Phone: (870) 269-3271
    • Court Records: 1873
    • Land Records: 1873
  • Stone County Clerk 
    • Phone: (870) 269-5550
    • Marriage Records: 1873
    • Probate Records: 1873
  • BLM Land Records

Stone County, AR Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Stone Co. AR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Stone Co. AR Cemeteries & Church Records

Stone Co. AR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Stone Co. AR General and History Websites

Stone Co. AR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Stone Co. AR Military Records