Clark County was established in 1818 and was one of the five counties in existence when Arkansas Territory was created in 1819. It was named for William Clark, best known as a leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and governor of Missouri Territory. The county seat is Arkadelphia.

A list of the Clark 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 “Clark 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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Arkadelphia School District teaching contract, 1870

This collection contains a teaching contract and a teacher's oath for Arkadelphia School District in Clark County, Arkansas.

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

This census was conducted by the Clark County, Arkansas, sheriff in 1829.

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Clark County (Ark.) teaching agreement, 1856

This collection contains one teaching agreement from Clark County, Arkansas.

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Clark County Fair by-laws, 1889

This collection contains one set of by-laws for the Clark County Fair.

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David Fish arrest warrant, 1819

This collection contains an arrest warrant for David Fish

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J.H. McMillan proof of loss of deed form, 1902

This collection contains one proof of loss of deed form by J.H. McMillan, for Eliza W. Smith, dated 1902 December 2.

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John F. Hart promissory note, 1861

This collection contains one promissory note.

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Lawrence Evans letter of recommendation, 1849

This collection contains a letter of recommendation for blacksmith Lawrence Evans by Ransom Tuggle and N.A. Nesbitt of Clark County, Arkansas dated January 23, 1849.

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Martha D. Dobbs letter, 1857

This letter contains a letter from Martha Dobbs to her daughter.

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Real Estate Bank bill of complaint, 1845

This collection contains a Real Estate Bank Bill Complaint against Alexander B. Caruthers.

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Willis D. Smith proof of loss of deed form, 1902

This collection contains one proof of loss of deed form for Willis D. Smith, dated December 2, 1902.

Submissions from 2020

Adams-Miller Family

Bethlehem Baptist Church Records, Clark County, Arkansas

Bethlehem Methodist Church, Clark County, Arkansas

Browning Family: Clark County

Census: Clark County 1820, Reconstructed

Census: Clark County 1830

Churches : Salem-Clark Missionary Baptist Church

Clark Baptist Missionary Association minutes

Clark County

Clark county cemetery records

Clark County Historical Association

Clark County Sesquicentennial Calendar, 1986

Cook, Richmond N.

Cornelius Family: Clark County

Davis Family: Clark County

DeGray Baptist Church Records, Clark County, Arkansas

Dehart, E.P.

Gardner, J.C.

Hobgood Family: Clark County

Leper, Catherine

Maynard Family: Clark County

Minutes Clark County Landmark Baptist Association and Clark-Pike Missionay Baptist Association

Minutes of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Clark County, Arkansas

Mitchell, Mrs. Bertha

Mount Bethel Baptist Church Records, Clark County, Arkansas

Myatt Family: Birchfield

Neeley Family: Clark County

Ouachita Mountains, Mountains to the West

Owens, Mrs. Mary E.

Piney Grove Methodist Church Records, Clark County, Arkansas

Presbyterian Records: Story of the Carrigon Family of Hempstead County, Arkansas and Records of the Dobyville Presbyterian Church, Clark County, Arkansas

Records of Unity Baptist Church, Clark County, Arkansas

Richwood Baptist Church Records, Clark County, Arkansas

Richwoods Baptist Church Records, Clark County, Arkansas

Shiloh Baptist Church Records, Clark County, Arkansas

State Parks: DeGray Lake

Tate Family: Clark County

Thompson Family: Clark County

Trickett, Mrs. Charles

Wells, Mrs. Sarah

Wesson, T.J.

William C. Johnson Family: Clark County

Submissions from 2019

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Clark County

Submissions from 1990

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Clark County

Submissions from 1974

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Clark County

Submissions from 1968

General Soil Map Clark County, Arkansas, U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, Little Rock, Arkansas . 1 print, 1968

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Clark County

Submissions from 1963

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Clark County

Submissions from 1959

Farrar Newberry Collection: Lewis Randolph plaque in Clark County

Images from 1954

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Clark County, 1952-1954

Map of Clark County

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Clark County

Submissions from 1939

Williams, Mrs. Carrie

Submissions from 1938

Stroope, Mrs. Martha L.

Submissions from 1936

Map of Arkansas State Forestry Commission Ranger District No. 6-1

Map of Clark County

Submissions from 1935

May, Mrs. J.M.

Submissions from 1934

Clark County Records: Index to Marriage, Book "1"

Garris, James Andrew

Submissions from 1933

Harper, Mrs. Bettie

McDaniel, Mrs. Katie

Submissions from 1932

Ferguson, J.P.

Williamson, John D.

Submissions from 1931

Pringle, Mrs. W.M.

Pringle, W.M.

Images from 1930

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Clark County townships map, 1930

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Wiley family papers, 1912-1930

This collection contains one 8x10 black and white copy photograph of the Wiley family, one page of biographical information on them, and a photocopy of the 1930 federal population census listing the Wiley family.

Submissions from 1928

Burkhead, W.J.

Submissions from 1925

Abernathy, J.W.

Crowe, Mrs. M.J.

Submissions from 1923

Dunlop, Mrs. Mary F.

Garrett, Susan E.

Submissions from 1922

Burrow, Mrs. Ellen O.

Hill, Henry H.

Hill, Mrs. Henry H.

Meade, Mrs. M.A.

Submissions from 1921

Blakely, M.P.

Submissions from 1920

Cash, Andrew

Submissions from 1919

Raley, Mrs. Fannie

Submissions from 1918

Bryant, James P.

Moorehead, J.T.

Submissions from 1913

Stroope, Mrs. Mary H.

Submissions from 1911

Cooper, J. T.

Submissions from 1897

Henry Strong Account Book

Images from 1867

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Clark County Maimed Soldiers list

Books from 1865

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1865 November 17: U.S. v. Real Estate Property of G.W. Clark; Roger Quesenbury, claimant; Samuel Cooper, clerk.

Books from 1846

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1846 June 22: George W. Wells, Colonel, Twenty-eighth Regiment of Arkansas Militia, Governor Thomas S. Drew, Muster roll of militia company, Clark County

Books from 1840

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1840 January 18: James S. Ward, Clerk of Clark County, to Governor James S. Conway, Notification of vacancy in office of Coroner in Clark County

Books from 1832

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1833 May 29: James H. Crow, Major, Clark County Militia, to William S. Fulton, Report of Militia