Jefferson County was established in 1829 from portions of Arkansas and Pulaski counties. The county was named for President Thomas Jefferson. The county seat is Pine Bluff.

A list of the Jefferson 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 “Jefferson 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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D.G.W. Leavitt letter, 1838

This letter was written by D.G.W. Leavitt to David Thompson, apologizing for the delay in appraising Thompson's land in Jefferson County.

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G.J. Maxwell papers, 1894-1898

This collection contains a teacher's contract and license issued to G.J. Maxwell of Jefferson, County, Arkansas between 1894 and 1898.

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Worden Pope land grant, 1860

This collection contains a land grant signed by President James Buchanan. This land patent is for section one, township five south, range eleven west, which lays in modern day Jefferson County, Arkansas.

Submissions from 2020

20th century atlas of Jefferson County, Arkansas

An economic history of Jefferson county, Arkansas, from Reconstruction through World War I: Betty Hollic Garman

Armstrong Family: Jefferson County

Bradshaw Family: Jefferson County

Brown Family: Jefferson County

Cemeteries: Locust Cottage, Jefferson County

Cemeteries: Phillips Cemetery, Jefferson County

Cemeteries: White Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County

Census: Jefferson County 1830

Census: Jefferson County 1850

Churches: Brown Cemetery and Chapel, Jefferson County

Early Arkansas tax records [Jefferson County]

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1923-1924: county agent leader negro- Jefferson

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1924-1925: Jefferson county-horticulture

Gillespie Family: Jefferson County

Gunn Family: Jefferson County

Harding Family: Jefferson County

Harrington, Mrs. Sarah

Hudson, Charles E.

Jefferson County

Jefferson county historical quarterly

Jefferson county history compiled by the federal writers project administration in the state of Arkansas

Lee, Earl

Litton, Annie B.

McDade, Frank

Providence Missionary Baptist Church Minutes, Jefferson County, Arkansas

Schools: Jefferson County

Simmons, Mattie

Simmons, Mrs. Mattie

St. Joseph's cemetery records, Jefferson county, Arkansas

Welch, Mrs. Juliet

White Hall, Jefferson County

Williams, Mrs. Mollie R.A.

WPA county histories collection: Jefferson county

Submissions from 2019

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Jefferson County

Submissions from 1989

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Rob Roy River Bridge traffic log, 1973-1989

This collection contains the record of boat movement on the Arkansas River at the Rob Roy railroad bridge, and a set of operation instructions for the bridge.

Submissions from 1988

Jefferson County Historical Quarterly, Volume 9 Number 3 - Volume 16 Number 4

Submissions from 1986

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Submissions from 1981

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Jefferson County Historical Quarterly, Volume 1 Number 1 - Volume 9 Number 3

Submissions from 1979

Jefferson County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1974

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Smith altar plat book of Jefferson County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Submissions from 1963

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Submissions from 1961

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Submissions from 1960

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Submissions from 1958

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Pierce family history notebooks, 1892-1958

This collection contains pedigree charts, genealogical abstracts, clippings, correspondence, lists, applications, coats of arms, and notes related to the Pierce family, early settlers of Jefferson County, Arkansas.

Submissions from 1957

Map of Jefferson County

Images from 1954

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Jefferson County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1949

View of Lake Chicot from the shore near Lake Village, Jefferson County

Walker, Mrs. Monte

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jefferson County

Submissions from 1941

Cheek, Mrs. Mary

Two people in a fishing boat on Lake Dick, Jefferson County

Submissions from 1937

Russell, Mrs. Clara Butler

Tidwell, Mrs. Callie Land

Submissions from 1935

Benton, Mrs. Maggie E.

Byrd, Sara

Submissions from 1934

Mason, Mrs. R.B.

Submissions from 1933

Glover, Mrs. Temple

Submissions from 1932

Bryant, Mrs. Elizabeth

Cox, Mrs. Jennie Belle Burnett

McGregor, Mrs. F.W.C.

Williams, Mrs. Sarah E.

Submissions from 1931

Denton, Emily Vick

Images from 1930

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Jefferson County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1927

Chowning, Mary Francis

Jones, Mrs. F.B.

Pless, Allison T.

Submissions from 1926

Robinson, John H.

Submissions from 1925

Files, J.F.

Submissions from 1924

Reaves, J.L.

Rodgers, Elizabeth

Rodgers, N.R.

Submissions from 1923

Morrison, Mrs. Fannie

Submissions from 1922

Bridwell, Jerry T.

Herbert, Mary Jane

Submissions from 1920

Green, Thomas Sr.

McMillan, S.E.H.W.

Taylor, S.C.

Vick, W.T.

Submissions from 1919

Harrolson, J.B.

Harrolson, Mrs. S.C.

Tate, Pattie

Submissions from 1917

Norton, William

Submissions from 1914

Buzbee, Mrs. Emma L.

Books from 1867

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Index to Register of Legal Voters of Jefferson County

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Jefferson County Maimed Soldiers list

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Register of the Legal Voters of Jefferson County

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Jefferson County

Books from 1830

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1830 November 28: Creed Taylor, Sheriff of Jefferson County, to John Fisher, Receipt for taxes