Creator

Date Original

1874-1946

Description

This collection contains various records from Union County, Arkansas, including Chancery Court, Justice of the Peace, Treasurer's office, and U.S. Department of Agriculture records.

Biographical/Historical Note

Union County (Ark.) was founded on November 2, 1829, from portions of Clark and Hempstead counties. It is located in south central Arkansas. It includes the cities of El Dorado, Strong, Huttig, Junction City, Norphlet, and Smackover, and the towns of Felsenthal, Calion, and Urbana. It also includes the unincorporated communities of Mount Holly, Old Union, Lawson, New London, Lapile, Moro Bay, and Parkers Chapel. El Dorado is the county seat and the largest city in the county. El Dorado experienced an oil boom in the 1920s, which increased its population. Oil production eventually tapered off, but oil and timber are still important parts of the city's economy. At the time of the 2010 Census, the population of Union County was 41,639.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Union County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000964

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Union County (Ark.) records, MS.000964

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Union County (Ark.) records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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