Crawford County was established in 1820 and named for Treasury Secretary William Crawford. The county seat is Van Buren.

A list of the Crawford 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 “Crawford 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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Augustus Joseph Ward county treasurer commission, 1867

This collection contains a commission for Augustus Joseph Ward, Crawford County, Arkansas treasurer.

Black Fox bounty land claim, 1851

This collection contains a bounty land claim for Crawford County.

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Charles Alexander Starbird papers, 1913-1916

This collection contains papers regarding Charles Alexander Starbird of Alma, Arkansas primarily between 1913 and 1916 concerning his judicial career.

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

This census was conducted by the Crawford County sheriff in 1829.

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Crawford County court records, 1836-1844

This collection contains court records from Crawford County, Arkansas, including a common law docket.

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Denckla vs. Scott and Drennen court records, 1885

This collection contains the depositions for the court case of Julia E. Denckla versus Caroline L. Scott andCharles H. Drennen.

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James M. Brown (CrawfordCounty, Ark.) tax receipts, 1861-1862

This collection contains Arkansas state tax receipts for Crawford County.

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William Ingram deed, 1828

This collection contains a handwritten copy of a deed from William Ingram to Hugh Knox.

Submissions from 2020

Arkansas secondary school annual reports: Crawford county, 1969-1970

Census: Crawford County 1830

Courthouses: Crawford County

Crawford County

Crawford County Historical Society

Crawford county school records

Early Arkansas tax records [Crawford County]

Kirkham, Mrs. William H.

Natural dam across Lees Creek in Crawford County, Arkansas

Nicholson Family, Crawford County

Ozark Baptist Church Records, Crawford County, Arkansas

Schools: Census, Crawford County

Schools: Election, Crawford County

Shrum, Joel F.

Spanish-American War: Crawford County Volunteers

Submissions from 2019

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Crawford County

Submissions from 1991

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

Submissions from 1990

General Highway Map Crawford County. 1 print, 1990

Submissions from 1987

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

Submissions from 1983

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

General Highway Map Crawford County. 1 print, 1983

Submissions from 1971

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

Submissions from 1962

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

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Crawford County (Ark.) school financial records, 1957-1962

This collection contains Crawford County (Ark.) schools’ financial records, teacher’s contracts, and school employee’s contracts for the years 1957-1962.

Submissions from 1958

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

Images from 1954

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Crawford County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Crawford County

Submissions from 1939

Basham, Fountain Fletcher

Books from 1938

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Lake Fort Smith

Submissions from 1932

Adams, Rebecca J.

Hadden, J.N.

Stevens, Mrs. Artelia

Submissions from 1931

Motley, Mrs. Sarah Jane

Images from 1930

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Crawford County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1926

Stallings, Mrs. J.P.

Steward, Edward D.

Submissions from 1925

Kirkham, William H.

Submissions from 1923

Map of Arkadelphia, Clark County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1920

Boatright, Salathiel B.

Willis, Thomas

Submissions from 1919

Cole, Mrs. L.L.

Reynolds, Mrs. John

Books from 1918

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Council of Defense Registration cards: Henry, Mrs. A.

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Council of Defense Registration cards: Mathews, Elizabeth (Mrs. H.K.)

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Council of Defense Registration cards: Smith, Norene (Miss)

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Council of Defense Registration cards: Stevenson, Elizabeth E. (Mrs.)

Submissions from 1911

Fine, Peter

Garret, J. G.

Submissions from 1910

Brewer, J.W.

Books from 1887

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1887 July 23: Voucher, U.S. v. C.A. Baker, counterfeiting; includes cost of mileage and subpoena for witnesses; J.M. Dick, deputy marshal; D.W. Curmett, Jack Loomis, witnesses

Submissions from 1880

Crawford County, Arkansas

Map of Crawford County, Arkansas, with part of Washington County, Arkansas

Books from 1876

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1876 March 10: Voucher, U.S. v. Celia Franklin, larceny in the Indian Country; includes cost of per diem and mileage; Mary Besh, James K. Epperson, and E.J. Verdin, witnesses; Stephen Wheeler, commissioner

Books from 1850

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Writ of Replevin, Andrew Estes v. Willis A.J. Clinton, 1850 August 30

Submissions from 1829

Rev. Andrew "Uncle Buck" Buchanan

Books from 1826

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1826 April 26: E. W. DuVal, Cherokee Indian Agent, Crawford County, Governor George Izard, Concerning vouchers for accounts

Books from 1823

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1823 June 17: Andrew Buchanan, Crawford County, to Governor James Miller, Resignation as Captain of an Arkansas militia company

Books from 1821

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1821 January 18: Governor James Miller to Jacob Miller, Appointment as sheriff of Crawford County