Sebastian County was founded in 1851 from portions of Crawford, Scott, and Polk counties. It was named for U. S. Senator William Sebastian. Fort Smith and Greenwood serve as county seats.

A list of the Sebastian 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 “Sebastian 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 B, 1st Regiment Cavalry,Arkansas Volunteers, ConfederateStates of America, muster roll, 1861

This descriptive muster roll includes name, rank, physical description, age, and enlistment date for eachsoldier. Additional remarks are included for some.

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Fort Smith Aircraft Company records, 1927-1929

This collection contains subscription agreements, leases of property, and a commemorative notice and envelope.

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John H. Holland letter, 1894

This letter written by John Holland to C.C. Ayers discusses the practice of working prisoners on roads.

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J.R.A. Hendry proof of loss of deed form, 1888

This collection contains one proof of loss of deed form for J.R.A. Hendry, dated March 14, 1888.

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Sebastian County (Ark.) ballot, 1908

This collection contains a ballot for the Upper Township of Sebastian County from 1908. A handwritten note explains that African Americans voted heavily in the election.

Submissions from 2020

Atlas of Sebastian County, Arkansas: compiled and drawn from U.S. official surveys, county records, and personal observations: E.L. Hayes

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Ballot, Sebastian County election

Buckner College: Sebastian County

Butterfield Overland Mail Centennial 1858-1958

Cemeteries: Kersey Family, Sebastian County

Cemeteries: Sebastian County

Cottrell, W.J.

Der scheinuerfer, Camp Chaffee newspaper

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1930-1931: S. Sebastian county- home demonstrations

Fort Chafee

Leard Family: Sebastian County

Leard - Peck Family: Sebastian County

Mabry, Stephen Decatur

M. Y. Harper: Sebastian County

O'Neal, Mrs. J.M.

Owensley, Francis M.

Richardson, S.D.

Samuel Edmondson, Justice of the Peace material, Sebastian county, Arkansas

Scott, Joe M.

Sebastian County

Sebastian County Baptist Association 1920-1921

Tatum Family: Sebastian County

The Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church Records, Sebastian County, Arkansas

Waits, J.R.

Submissions from 2019

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Sebastian County

Submissions from 2003

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1991

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1988

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1982

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1971

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1961

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1958

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1941

Aerial view of a flooding orchard near Fort Smith, Sebastian County

Men filling bags to reinforce the levees during flooding near Fort Smith, Sebastian County

Men standing on the levee viewing the flooded Arkansas River near Fort Smith, Sebastian County

Submissions from 1940

Haley, Mrs. Mollie A.

Submissions from 1938

Todd, Mrs. Mary Ellen

Submissions from 1933

Lacy, W.I.

Submissions from 1931

Adams, Mrs. C.M.

Images from 1930

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Sebastian County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1926

Miller, Henry

Submissions from 1925

Hinson, Mrs. M.A.

Submissions from 1924

Barnett, Mrs. Thomas B.

Barnett, Thomas B.

Price, Eliza Ann

Submissions from 1922

Rhodes, Wilson

Submissions from 1921

French, E.D.

Submissions from 1918

Green, George Washington

Submissions from 1917

McClain, A.J.

Submissions from 1916

Moore, Thomas

Submissions from 1914

Bonner, E. B.

Submissions from 1900

Map of Sebastian County

Outline map of Sebastian County, Arkansas

Books from 1882

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1882 February 13: Voucher, U.S. v. Fred Smith, retail liquor dealer without paying special tax; includes cost of warrant,

Books from 1868

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Update to the Register of Legal Voters of Sebastian County

Books from 1867

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Index to Register of Legal Voters of Sebastian County

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Register of the Legal Voters of Sebastian County

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Sebastian County Maimed Soldiers list

Submissions from 1840

Map of Fort Smith