St. Francis County was established in 1827 from part of Phillips County, and named for the river of the same name that flows through it. Forrest City serves as the county seat.

A list of the St. Francis 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 “St. Francis 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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Memphis and Little Rock railroad company deed, 1874

This collection contains a deed dated February 21, 1874 between The Memphis and Little Rock Railroad Company and Little Berry Johnson for land in St. Francis County, Arkansas.

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St. Francis County (Ark.) call for outstanding warrants, 1884 October 7

This collection consists of one document calling for outstanding county warrants in St. Francis County, Arkansas, dated October 7, 1884.

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St. Francis County (Ark.) electors' statement, 1872

This collection contains a statement by electors in Liberty Township, St. Francis County, Arkansas regarding their votes for Hubert W. Winthrop for county sheriff. Winthrop won the election but declined the position.

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St. Francis County (Ark.) sheriff's census, 1829

This census was conducted the St. Francis County sheriff's, William Strong, in 1829.

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Wattie E. Dabbs proof of loss of deed form, 1880

This collection contains one proof of loss of deed form for Mattie E. Dabbs, in the name of Mattie Oliver, a minor, dated February 19, 1880.

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William Strong deed, 1833

This deed was issued to William Strong of St. Francis County, Arkansas.

Submissions from 2020

Akes Family: St. Francis County

Allen Family

Early Arkansas tax records [St. Francis County]

Hobbs, Mrs. Alice

Hollaway, J.L.

Integration: St. Francis County

Levesque - L'Anguille, St. Francis County

Minutes of the St. Francis County Baptist Association

Norris, J.A.

Norris, Mrs. J.A.

Sellars, Thomas S.

St. Francis County

Submissions from 2019

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St. Francis County

Submissions from 2003

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, St. Francis County

Submissions from 1982

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, St. Francis County

Submissions from 1980

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, St. Francis County

Submissions from 1974

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, St. Francis County

Submissions from 1966

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, St. Francis County

Submissions from 1956

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, St. Francis County

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, St. Francis County

Submissions from 1949

Eroded soil formations on Crowley's Ridge near Colt, St. Francis County

Submissions from 1936

Thomas, Mrs. Fannie M.

Images from 1930

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St. Francis County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1922

Robertson, J.P.

Submissions from 1919

Cobb, Virgil R.

Submissions from 1912

Crawford, C.C.

Submissions from 1904

Land ownership map of St. Francis County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1870

Plat of the lands of John C. Hill in Cross and St. Francis counties, Arkansas. (site of Village Creek State Park)

Books from 1836

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1836 September 20: William G. Bozeman, St. Francis County, to E.N. Conway, Auditor, Military bounty Land Claims