Saline County was established in 1835 from portions of Pulaski and Hempstead counties. Its name refers to area salt deposits. The county seat is Benton.

A list of the Saline 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 “Saline 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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A.E. Wilson school papers, 1900-1902

This collection contains an attendance record book and a letter of absence belonging to Professor A.E. Wilson between 1900-1902.

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Jesse Brazil land grant certificate, 1847 February 11

This collection consists of one land grant certificate to Jesse Brazil, Saline County (Ark.), signed by President Millard Fillmore, dated February 11, 1847.

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John B. Pitts estate record [photocopy], 1869

This collection contains a photocopy of a portion of the probate record of John B. Pitts, dated August 28, 1869.

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John W. Shoppach papers, 1840-1859

This collection contains commissions and naturalization papers for John W. Shoppach of Saline County, Arkansas.

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Saline County (Ark.) marks and brands book, 1836-1906

This collection contains one marks and brands book for Saline County, Arkansas, including 1836 to 1906.

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Sarah Williams probate record [photocopy], undated

This collection contains a photocopy of a petition for declaration of insanity for Sarah Williams in the probate court. The petition was completed by John Lindsey and is undated.

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Southern Claims Commission claim of Jane Lindsey, 1871-1879

This collection contains records pertaining to Jane Lindsey of Saline County, Arkansas' claim before the Southern Claims Commission between 1871 and 1879. Her claim of loyalty was not proved according to the Commission.

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Susan Bricelin Fletcher papers [photocopy], 1908

This collection contains reminiscences written by Susan Bricelin Fletcher of Saline County, Arkansas during the Civil War. Fletcher wrote her account in August 1908.

William Bivens probate record, 1862

This collection contains a property appraisal for William Bivens, from 1862.

Submissions from 2020

Avilla school records: school district 52

Burks Family: Saline County

Burton Family: Saline County

Cemeteries: Butler Family, Saline County

Cemeteries: Olive Grove, Saline County

Cemeteries: Salem, Saline County

Census: Saline County, 1840

Churches: Fairplay Baptist, Saline County

Churches: Kentucky Missionary Baptist Church, Saline County

Churches: New Friendship Missionary Baptist, Saline County

Churches: Salem Baptist, Saline County

Churches: Saline Baptist Association

Churches: Saline County

Churches: Whiteville Missionary Baptist, Saline County

Confederate: Army Officers, Saline County

Confederate Officers: Saline County

Craig, Mrs.

Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church, Fifty Year Anniversary

Cypress and Willow Methodist Church

David Butler

Davis Family: Saline County

Dobbins Family: Saline County

Early Arkansas tax records [Saline County]

East End Community, Saline County 1964

Elliott Family, Saline County

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1927-1928: Saline county-home demonstration

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1935-1936: Saline- director

Forest Type Map of T-2-S and R-14-W Saline County (Ark.)

Forest Type Map of T-2-S and R-14-W Saline County (Ark.)

Gann Family: Saline County

Gross, Mrs. Larcenia

Henry A. Butler Family

Hicks Family: Saline County

Hunter Family: Saline County

Johnson Family: Saline County

Josh Powell

Keese/Keesee Family: Saline County

Lamb, Shubel C.

Lewis Milliner estate inventory

Libraries: Saline County Library

Madison Forsyth: Saline County

Maps: Saline County 1888

Marble Baptist Church Records, Saline County, Arkansas

Marble Church Minutes, Saline County, Arkansas

McAllister Family: Saline County

McCoul, Mrs. Serepta

McElroy Family: Saline County

Medlock, Mrs. Lou Emma

Monday study club records, Saline county, Arkansas

Nance Family: Saline County

New Friendship Baptist Church Records, Saline County, Arkansas

Old Belfast, Saline County

Reed, Mrs. Eliza Jane

Romo Family: Saline County

Salem Campgrounds, Saline County, History

Saline Baptist Association

Saline Baptist Association Minutes

Saline Baptist Association Minutes, Southwestern Missionary Baptist Association Minutes

Saline County

Saline county court house cornerstone items

Saline County History and Heritage Society

Saline county library board records

Sarah Williams

Scott Family: Saline County

Shelton, Mrs. Alamina J.

Smith, Susannah

Spencer, Mrs. Mattie C.

Spring Creek First Baptist Church Minutes, Saline County, Arkansas

Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church Records, Saline County, Arkansas

Starks, Mrs. Mary A.

Tattlings of Saline County History: Violet B. Gingles

White Family: Saline County

Wilson family letters, Saline county, Arkansas

Wilson Family: Saline County

Winters, Montacue A.

Witham Family: Saline County

Young Family: Saline County

Submissions from 2019

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Saline County

Submissions from 2003

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Saline County

Submissions from 1982

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Saline County

Submissions from 1974

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Saline County

Submissions from 1966

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Saline County

Submissions from 1962

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Saline County

Submissions from 1957

Map of Saline County

Submissions from 1956

Speights, Mrs. Mattie Lee

Submissions from 1952

Warner, Mrs. Mabel

Submissions from 1950

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Saline County

Submissions from 1949

Marker indicating the geographical center of Arkansas, near Bryant, Saline County

Young man with a horse near Benton, Saline County

Submissions from 1943

Claud, David M.

Submissions from 1941

Free-standing stone chimney near Benton, Saline County, Arkansas