Johnson County was founded in 1833 from a portion of Pope County and named for Judge Benjamin Johnson. Clarksville serves as the county seat.

A list of the Johnson 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 “Johnson 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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Cates-Swagerty record, 1836

This collection contains one invoice from 1836 between Elish Cates and John Swagerty.

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John S. Houston record, 1866

This collection contains a request for payment for stores taken by the United States forces for John S. Houston of Johnson County, Arkansas dated January 25, 1866.

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Logan volunteer enlistments, 1863

These volunteer enlistment papers committed George Logan and Robert A. Logan to serve three years in the United States Army.

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R.W. Senter conscription exemption, 1863 June 23

This collection contains an order for conscription exemption for Dr. R.W. Senter.

Submissions from 2020

Civil War: Johnson County

Coal Mining, Johnson County

Edwards Family: Johnson County

Folklore: Johnson County

Frisby, A.G.

Garrett Family: Johnson County

Gilbert Family: Johnson County

Hall, Martin V.

History of Johnson County, Arkansas : The First Hundred Years, Author: Ella Molloy Langford

Johnson County

Johnson county cemetery records

Johnson - Taylor Family: Johnson County

Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Records, Johnson County, Arkansas

Mack, W.W.

Mason, R.B.

Mt. Home Free Will Baptist Church Records, Johnson County, Arkansas

Nelson, William R.

Reid, John D.

Smith, Mrs. Amanda

Stewart Family: Johnson County

Wilson Family: Johnson County

Submissions from 2019

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Johnson County

Submissions from 1994

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Johnson County

Submissions from 1983

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Johnson County

Submissions from 1972

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Johnson County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Johnson County

Submissions from 1961

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Johnson County

Images from 1954

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Johnson County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1937

Muncy, Mrs. Mary Jane

Images from 1936

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June 5, Walter J. Lemke

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November 16, Walter J. Lemke

Submissions from 1934

Matthews, Sarah E.

Submissions from 1931

Hughes, John V.

Images from 1930

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Johnson County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1923

Barnes, James L.

Qualls, Mrs. Sarah

Submissions from 1921

Dixon, Jerome L.

Submissions from 1920

Glidewell, J.R.

Rampey, James

Submissions from 1900

Map of Johnson County

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Johnson County

Books from 1867

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Index to Register of Legal Voters of Johnson County

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Johnson County