Monroe County was established in 1829 with portions of land from Arkansas and Phillips counties. The county was named for President James Monroe. Clarendon is the county seat.

A list of the Monroe 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 “Monroe 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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Company E, 15th Arkansas Infantry,Confederate States of America, muster roll, 1861

This muster roll is for the Monroe Blues or Company E, 15th Arkansas Regiment, Cleburne's Division.

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John B. Deplaice land records [photostat], 1819-1827

This collection contains a land claim and a certificate of title for John B. Deplaice.

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Monroe County (Ark.) bond, 1870

This collection contains one five-dollar Monroe County bond.

Phil Costar letter, 1840

Correspondence discussing the possible sale of William Hunter's land in Monroe County, Arkansas, for two hundred dollars cash. Philip Costar, who lived in Monroe County, was advising against the sale for the proposed offer. This letter also describes property and agriculture in Monroe County, Arkansas, in 1840.

Submissions from 2020

Census: Monroe County 1830

Early Arkansas tax records [Monroe County]

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

Fryar, Henry

Kelly, Andrew Jackson

Minutes of the Monroe County Baptist Association

Monroe County

Owen, Mrs. Sallie H.

Pressler, Caswell

Sanders, Mrs. B. Mandy

Spence, Mrs. Lucy

Submissions from 2019

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Monroe County

Submissions from 1992

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Monroe County

Submissions from 1981

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Monroe County

Submissions from 1973

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Monroe County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Monroe County

Submissions from 1963

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Monroe County

Submissions from 1949

House boat on the White River near Clarendon, Monroe County

Submissions from 1939

Monroe County

Images from 1936

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April 14, Walter J. Lemke

Images from 1930

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Monroe County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1928

Fryar, John H.

Fryar, Mrs. M.D.

Submissions from 1926

Walker, O.L.

Submissions from 1922

Maudlin, J.M.

Submissions from 1921

Baker, Martha Jane

Submissions from 1920

Spence, William

Submissions from 1911

Deshazo, A. G.

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Monroe County

Images from 1867

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Monroe County Maimed Soldiers list