Scott County was founded in 1833 from parts of Crawford and Pope counties. It was named for Andrew Scott, a judge and delegate to the 1836 Arkansas Constitutional Convention. Waldron serves as the county seat.

A list of the Scott 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 “Scott 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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Forester-Featherston deed, 1868

This deed from 1868 is for land in Scott County, Arkansas.

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Ku Klux Klan notes, 1883

This collection contains notes written by members of the Ku Klux Klan to or about two black men, Joshua Aynes and W.H. Johnson, from Scott County, Arkansas. Aynes and Johnson were threatened with violence or death if they did not leave the area.

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Mill Creek Mining District records, 1884-1892

This collection contains organizational records of the Mill Creek Mining District in Scott County, Arkansas, in 1892.

Submissions from 2020

Ammons-Self Family

Baker Family: Scott County

Cane, J.B.

Census: Scott County 1830

Edwards-Stinson Family, Scott County

Plat of Fraction al Township 3 N., Range 32 W., located in Scott County

Poteau Baptist Church Records, Scott County, Arkansas

Scott County

Walker Family: Scott County

Submissions from 2019

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Scott County

Submissions from 2003

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Scott County

Submissions from 1982

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Scott County

Submissions from 1973

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Scott County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Scott County

Submissions from 1961

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Scott County

Submissions from 1950

Map of Scott County

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Scott County

Images from 1930

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Scott County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1925

Ballard, Samuel J.

Map of boundary changes of Scott County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1923

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George Scott family Bible, 1914-1923

This Bible belonged to the George Scott family of Saline County, Arkansas.

May, Mrs. Mattie

Submissions from 1911

Cauthon, John Perry D.

Jurney, James P.

Kemp, John William

McCammack (or McCormack), William (A) Elexander

Submissions from 1884

Map of Scott County

Books from 1874

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1874 October 5: Voucher, U.S. v. Jordan Sims and Joseph P. Sims, retail dealer of leaf tobacco without paying special tax; William J. Sims, Martin Ruthlof, and W.H. Dooley, witnesses; includes cost of per diem, and mileage; Edward J. Brooks, commissioner

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Scott County

Books from 1867

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Register of the Legal Voters of Pulaski County

Books from 1839

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1839 May 8: Charles Humphrey and Jesse Perkins to Samuel H. Hempstead, acting Auditor, Security bond for Humphrey as sheriff and collector of Scott County