Chicot County was established in 1823 from part of Arkansas County. It was named for Point Chicot in the Mississippi River; the name probably comes from the French noun chicot, or stump, a reference to the presence of many cypress knees in the area. The county seat is Lake Village.

A list of the Chicot 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 “Chicot 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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Ditch Bayou Battle manuscript, undated

This collection contains a manuscript about the Battle of Ditch Bayou in Chicot County, Arkansas.

Submissions from 2020

Census: Chicot County 1829

Chicot County

Donaldson, Mrs. Synthia D.

Early Arkansas tax records [Chicot County]

Map of Chicot County, Arkansas, land plats

Porter Lake Bayou

William Green: Chicot County

Submissions from 2019

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Chicot County

Submissions from 2003

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Chicot County

Submissions from 1986

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Chicot County

General Highway Map Chicot County. 1 print, 1986

Submissions from 1980

General Highway Map Chicot County. 1 print, 1980

Submissions from 1974

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Chicot County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Chicot County

General Soil Map Chicot County, Arkansas, U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, Little Rock, Arkansas. 1 print. 1967

General Soil Map Chicot County, Arkansas, U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, Little Rock, Arkansas. 1 print, handwritten notation. 1967

Submissions from 1963

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Chicot County

Submissions from 1958

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Chicot County

Images from 1954

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Chicot County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1953

Chicot County

Submissions from 1949

Swamp in Chicot County

Submissions from 1941

Map of Chicot County, Arkansas, topography from U.S. Corps of Engineers Quadrangle

Images from 1930

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Chicot County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1922

Map of Chicot County, Arkansas, showing routes of tall pole lines

Russell, W.C.

Submissions from 1916

Map of Chicot County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1911

Warfield, Carneal

Submissions from 1901

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Assessor's notice (Chicot County), 1901 [May]

The broadside in this collection is dated [May] 1901.

Submissions from 1884

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Charlton land tax redemption certificate, 1884

The land tax redemption certificate in this collection is dated May 28, 1884.

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Notice of commissioner's sale of real estate, 1884 June 30

The broadside in this collection is dated June 30, 1884.

Submissions from 1882

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Chicot County Commissioner's sale notice, 1882

This collection contains one notice for commissioner's sale of Walter Sessions' estate, Chicot County, Arkansas, dated December 20, 1882.

Books from 1881

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Gertrude P. Johnson diary

Submissions from 1877

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Chicot County (Ark.) land sale notice, 1877

This collection contains one notice for the sale of land in Chicot County by commissioner Mark Valentine, dated June 2, 1877.

Submissions from 1872

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James Forbes Robinson papers, 1862-1872

This collection contains correspondence and printed material.

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Chicot County

Submissions from 1862

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William H. Davis cotton destruction voucher, 1862

This collection contains a voucher to William H. Davis of Chicot County, Arkansas, for six bales cotton, weighing twenty four hundred pounds.

Submissions from 1860

Two sided. Plat of Township 18S, Ranges 1W and 1E. Shows part of Chicot County, Arkansas. Also map of Township 16S. Range 1E., a part of Chicot County, Arkansas. Nicholas Rightor, A. Martin. 1 original

Submissions from 1859

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William Porter account with A. Wilkins and Company, 1859

The account in this collection is dated December 31, 1859.

Submissions from 1829

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Chicot County (Ark.) sheriff's census, 1829

This collection contains a census conducted by the Chicot County, Arkansas, sheriff in 1829.

Books from 1825

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1825 August 16: Thomas James, Justice of the Peace, Oden Township, Chicot County, Arkansas, to Ben Patton, Constable, Summons to citizens of county concerning disputed election

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1825 August 5: Andrew Latting and Peter H. Bennett, Chicot County, to the General Assembly, Abstract of election returns