Franklin County was established in 1837 from a portion of Crawford County, and named for United States founding father, Benjamin Franklin. Ozark and Charleston serve as county seats.

A list of the Franklin 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 “Franklin 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 2020

Blanton Family: Franklin County

Census: Franklin County 1840

County school supervisors annual reports: Franklin county correspondence, 1976-1977

Crossin, Sam J.

Dunford, Jim W.

Enon Primitive Baptist Church records, Franklin County, Arkansas

Franklin County

Franklin County, Arkansas

Franklin county cemetery records

Franklin County Home Demonstration Clubs Year Book

Knox-Agee-Glover-Graham Family Photograph Collection: enclosed grave site at Gar Creek Cemetery

Ming, Thomas C.

Ozark Baptist Church Records, Franklin County, Arkansas

Sadler Family: Franklin County

Turner, H.H.

White Family: Franklin County

Submissions from 2019

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Franklin County

Submissions from 1993

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Franklin County

Submissions from 1984

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Franklin County

Submissions from 1979

General Highway Map Franklin County. 1 print, 1971, photorevised 1979

Submissions from 1975

General Highway Map Franklin County. 1 print, 1971, revised 1975

Submissions from 1974

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Franklin County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Franklin County

Submissions from 1961

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Franklin County

Images from 1954

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Franklin County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1951

Brown, Martha Alice Patterson

Submissions from 1943

Barham, Melissa

Submissions from 1941

Close-up of a quilt airing over a fence in the Ozarks

Mulberry Creek north of Ozark on State Highway 23, Franklin County

Mulberry Creek north of Ozark on State Highway 23, Franklin County

Submissions from 1939

Clay, Mrs. Cynthia H.

Submissions from 1938

DeArman, Mary

Submissions from 1936

Bridges, Mrs. Darthulia Jane

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March 14, Walter J. Lemke

Images from 1930

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Franklin County townships map, 1930

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Maple Grove School District number 6, Franklin County, Arkansas, records, 1922-1930

This collection contains teachers' records, school registers, annual reports, election records, contracts, one publication, and photographs.

Submissions from 1926

Baldridge, Frank V.

Ponder, W.J.

Submissions from 1921

Dykes, Mrs. J.W.

Submissions from 1920

Perkins, Dan

Submissions from 1918

Bailey, James Henry Harrison

Kalip, Henry

Submissions from 1914

Dykes, Mr. J.W.

Submissions from 1911

Bryan, P. A.

Turner, S. S.

Books from 1905

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Franklin County Records, 1906, T. A. Pettigrew

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Franklin County

Images from 1867

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Franklin County Maimed Soldiers list

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Franklin County

Books from 1861

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Muster roll, Third Regiment, Arkansas Infantry Volunteers

Books from 1860

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Samuel Lawrence bill of sale for Milly, slave