Perry County was founded in 1840 from land in Conway County, and was named for War of 1812 hero Oliver Hazard Perry. Almost one-half of the county’s land is a part of the Ouachita National Forest. The county seat is Perryville.

A list of the Perry 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 “Perry 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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Antioch Baptist Church deed [photocopy], 1874

This collection contains a photocopy of the April 17, 1874 deed for the Antioch Baptist Church in Perry County, Arkansas.

Submissions from 2020

Antioch Baptist Church Deed

Gibson, James Napolean

Graves, James C.

Hardester, R.D.

Kirtley, M.

Minutes of the Perry County Missionary Baptist Association

Nimrod Dam and Reservoir, Fourche Le Fave River

Paschal, Dr. J.I.

Perry County

Perry county cemetery records

Perry county fair catalogs

Reynolds, Mrs. P.H.

Transmission of folklife patterns in two rural Arkansas ethnic groups: the Germans and Italians in Perry County: Diane Ott Tebbetts

Waters, Lee Roy

Watson, Benjamin Franklin

Submissions from 2019

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Perry County

Submissions from 2003

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Perry County

Submissions from 2001

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South Fourche LaFave River Bridge photograph collection, 1933-2001

This collections contains six photographs of the construction of the South Fourche LaFave River Bridge.

Submissions from 1993

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Perry County

Submissions from 1984

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Perry County

Submissions from 1972

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Perry County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Perry County

Submissions from 1963

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Perry County

Images from 1954

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Perry County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1949

Lake Winona, Perry County

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Perry County

Submissions from 1943

Perry County

Submissions from 1934

Reynolds, Mrs. Mary A.

Submissions from 1930

Avery, Mrs. Belle

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Perry County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1925

Freeman, William Larkin

Leavell, R.H.

Submissions from 1924

Dodson, Calvin

Dodson, Parilee

Submissions from 1923

Gately, W.K.

Submissions from 1922

Watson, Mrs. Benjamin Franklin

Submissions from 1920

Rowles, Mrs. Mary

Submissions from 1880

Map of part of Perry County, Arkansas, showing railroad lands

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Perry County

Books from 1867

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Index to Register of Legal Voters of Perry County

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Perry County Maimed Soldiers list

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Perry County