Prairie County was founded in 1846 from a part of Pulaski County, and was so named because the county sits on level land between rivers in an area described early on as the Grand Prairie. Des Arc and DeValls Bluff are the county seats.

A list of the Prairie 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 “Prairie 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

Arkansas secondary school annual reports: Prairie county, 1971-1972

Churches: Rogers Chapel Methodist, Prairie County

Crutcher, James George

Early Arkansas tax records [Prairie County]

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1928-1929: Prairie county-county agent leader

Lowery Family: Prairie County

Nichols Family: Prairie County

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Petition to move Prairie County Court

Prairie County

Prairie County Home Demonstration Clubs Year Book 1950

Submissions from 2019

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Prairie County

Submissions from 1981

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Prairie County

Submissions from 1973

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Prairie County

Submissions from 1965

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Prairie County

Submissions from 1961

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Prairie County

Submissions from 1959

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Prairie County

Submissions from 1940

Small, Mrs. R.W.

Submissions from 1939

Prairie County

Submissions from 1937

Sparks, Mrs. Mollie

Submissions from 1936

Pond, Mrs. Nancy B.

Submissions from 1932

Lee, Mrs. Mattie

Powell, William

Submissions from 1931

Harshaw, Mrs. M.L.

Images from 1930

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Prairie County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1924

Reynolds, Mrs. J.H.

Submissions from 1923

Lee, Margarte E.

Submissions from 1911

Birkhead, David Sparks

Davis, Joshuway

Erwin, Ambrose S.

Hazen, Alexander R.

Livesay, William Turner

Submissions from 1906

Soil map Arkansas, Prairie County Sheet

Submissions from 1892

Map of Prairie County

Map of Prairie County, Arkansas

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Prairie County

Images from 1867

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Prairie County Maimed Soldiers list

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Register of the Legal Voters of Prairie County

Submissions from 1865

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Logan H. Roots quartermaster ledger , 1864-1865

The collection consists of abstracts of quartermaster returns of military stores of the Union Army during the Atlanta Campaign in 1864-1865.

Books from 1861

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Letter, Capt. Samuel McClain to Gov. Henry M. Rector