Ashley County was established in 1848, and named for early Arkansas politician Chester Ashley. The nation’s longest bayou, Bayou Bartholomew, flows through the county. Hamburg serves as the county seat.

A list of the Ashley County records microfilm available at the Arkansas State Archives can be found in our County records microfilm collection.

The results below are automatically collected from materials on this site that have been tagged with the Geographical Area of “Ashley County (Ark.)” This list does not include all of the Arkansas State Archives’ materials regarding this county, but provides a starting point for research. Please click on each title below to learn more about it and the collection to which it belongs.

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Submissions from 2021

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Henry Morschheimer contract [photocopy], 1867

This collection contains a contract with the Freedmen's Bureau. It includes a list of the freedmen employed and their wages.

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Washington Lovett Bell papers, 1852-1904

This collection contains land records and a funeral notice dated between 1852 and 1904 belonging to Washington Lovett Bell who lived in Ashley County, Arkansas.

Submissions from 2020

Ashley County

Ashley County Baptist Association Minutes

Ashley County Cemetery Records

Ashley County Letters and Poll Tax List

Bell Family: Ashley County

Carter Family: Ashley County

Charles Lewis Family: Ashley County

Charles Roberts Family: Ashley County

Cole Family: Ashley County

Cooper, Mary J.

Daughters of the American revolution Ashley county tombstone inscriptions

Few, Ignatious S.

Gardner, Lee

Gray Family: Ashley County

Henry W. Carter

Joseph Carter Family

Josiah Carter Family

Knight, Mary

Minutes of the Ashley County Baptist Association

Mt. Olive Baptist Church Records, Ashley County, Arkansas

Pine Hurst Home Demonstration Club, Ashley County

Sawyer Family: Ashley County

Smith, Evander

Turpin, William

Underwood, Mrs. Lottie

Zion [Mt. Zion] United Methodist Church Records, Ashley County, Arkansas

Submissions from 2019

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Ashley County

Submissions from 2003

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Ashley County

Submissions from 1987

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Ashley County

Submissions from 1978

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Ashley County

General Highway Map Ashley County. 1 print, 1978

Submissions from 1969

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Ashley County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Ashley County

Ashley County ownership map

Submissions from 1960

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Ashley County

Submissions from 1957

Highway 82 bridge over the Ouachita River between Strong and Crossett, Arkansas

Images from 1954

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Ashley County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1936

Map of Ashley County

Submissions from 1934

Brymer, Mrs. Mary

Submissions from 1933

Vance, Mrs. Hattie

Vanee, J.J.

Submissions from 1932

Deal, William J.

Images from 1930

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Ashley County townships map, 1930

Duncan, W.T.

Submissions from 1925

Hill, George W.

Submissions from 1923

Chestnut, Mrs. L.J.

Submissions from 1922

Haley, J.P.

Lusk, Mrs. Kissie

Moore, J.D.

Submissions from 1920

Dingler, J.T.

Submissions from 1918

Brown, Frank N.

Gilliam, William

Submissions from 1915

Loflin, John Jefferson

Submissions from 1890

Hauling logs in Ashley County

Images from 1867

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Ashley County Maimed Soldiers list

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Register of the Legal Voters of Ashley County