Washington County was established in 1828 from part of Crawford County and Lovely County. It was named for President George Washington. Fayetteville serves as the county seat.

A list of the Washington 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 “Washington 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

1865 Washington County Census

Allen Family

Archives: Washington County

Benjamin F. Boone: Washington County

Bethlehem Baptist Church, Washington County, Arkansas

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church records, Washington County, Arkansas

Bob Kidd Lake: Washington County

Brinsons Family: Washington County

Brown Family: Washington County

Carruth Family: Washington County

Cater, Mr. M. T.

Cemeteries: Washington County "Flashback"

Census: Washington County 1829 Sheriff's Census

Census: Washington County 1830

Churches: Baptist Ford Community Church, Washington County

Churches: Mountain View Baptist, Washington County

Churches: Oakland Baptist Church, Washington County

Cincinnati Cumberland Presbyterian Church records, Washington County, Arkansas

Civil War: Battle of Prairie Grove

Clayton, R.P.

Early Arkansas tax records [Washington County]

Eason, James

Folklore: Silver Mine, Washington County

Greathouse, B.H.

G.V. Skelton's 1894 atlas map of Washington County Arkansas

Hart Family: Washington County

Holcomb Family: Washington County

Holt Family: Washington County

Ingram Family: Washington County

Jordan, W.J.

Leo War, Creator of Arkansas Bluebird of Happiness

Liberty Baptist Church Records, Washington County, Arkansas

Mankin Family: Washington County

McCurdy Family: Washington County

Middle Fork Baptist Church records, Washington County, Arkansas

Minutes of the Washington County Baptist Association, Arkansas

Mt. Zion Baptist Church records, Washington County, Arkansas

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Washington County, Arkansas

Nelson-Powell Family: Washington County

Plat book of Washington County, Arkansas: compiled from county records and actual surveys

Roady, Lee B.

Robert J. Wilson: Washington County

Schools: Census, Washington County

Schools: Son's Chapel, Washington County

Shannon, Mark D.

Skelton Family: Washington County

Spring Valley Baptist Church Records, Washington County, Arkansas

Stone Family: Washington County

Sullivan, Mrs. Ida

The Armistead Home near Fayetteville, Washington County

Thompson Family: Washington County

Washington County

Washington County, Arkansas

Washington county cemetery records

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Washington County Democratic Convention minutes

Washington County Historical Society: Folder 1

Washington County Historical Society: Folder 2

Watts Family: Washington County

West Fork Baptist Church Records, Washington County, Arkansas

White Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church Records, Washington County, Arkansas

Williams Family: Washington County

Woolsey Family: Washington County

Wyatt - Klauenberg Family: Washington County

Submissions from 2019

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Washington County

Submissions from 2015

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Washington County Historical Society grant project final report, 2014-2015

This collection contains the final report by the WCHS titled: Contributions of Post Civil War African American Pioneer Families in Washington County.

Submissions from 1988

General Highway Map Washington County. 1 print, 1988

Submissions from 1987

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

General Highway Map Washington County, Arkansas, prepared by Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Division of Planning and Research in Cooperation with U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Division. 1 print. 1987

Submissions from 1983

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

Submissions from 1982

General Highway Map Washington County. 1 print, 1978, revised 1982

Submissions from 1980

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

Washington County Arkansas School District Map. 1 print, 1976, revised 1980

Submissions from 1973

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

Index to Map Sheets, Washington County, Arkansas. 2 sheets from missing set. 1967

Submissions from 1961

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

Submissions from 1959

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

Submissions from 1956

Flashback, Preserving the Past for the Future

Submissions from 1949

Graham Family Cemetery in Washington County

Mountain stream near Winslow, Washington County

The Dinsmore Home near Fayetteville, Washington County

The George Randall Cross house near Brentwood, Washington County

The Parks Home in Washington County

William Quesenbury home in Washington County

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Washington County

Submissions from 1944

Hamblen, Mrs. Lillie B.

Submissions from 1941

Cabin in the woods near White Rock, Washington County

Cabin in the woods near White Rock, Washington County

Submissions from 1939

Lake Wedington near Fayetteville, Washington County

Memorial gate to the Prairie Grove Battlefield, Washington County

Persimmon tree on the A.N. Shively farm near Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas

Washington County

Submissions from 1937

Morgan, Mrs. Maria

Submissions from 1936

Hardin, Mrs. Mary M.

Thompson, L.C.

Submissions from 1932

Martin, Mrs. Josephine

McGee, Geo. M.D.

McGee, Mrs. Geo. M.D.

Submissions from 1931

Russell, Mrs. Elsie V.

Images from 1930

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Washington County townships map, 1930