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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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 Sutting and Peter H. Bennett, Chicot County, to the General Assembly, Abstract of election returns