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 2021

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Annie Mae Emerson West Fork High School graduation invitation, 1925

This collection contains one invitation.

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Annie Mae Emerson West Fork High School graduation invitation, 1925

This collection contains one invitation.

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Brackin Lewis Justice of the Peace oath, 1884 November 12

This collection contains the signed and dated Justice of the Peace oath for Brackin Lewis.

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Brackin Lewis Justice of the Peace oath, 1884 November 12

This collection contains the signed and dated Justice of the Peace oath for Brackin Lewis.

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Harvey D. Wood postal notice, 1899

This collection contains a postal notice dated July 5, 1899 to Dr. Harvey D. Wood of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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James P. Neal and Samuel J. Crowell land record, 1886

This collection contains one deed.

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J.J. Emmerson, Washington County (Ark.) appointment, 1890

This collection contains the appointment of J.J. Emmerson as beneficiary to Arkansas Industrial University, by H.P. Greene, County and Probate Judge of Washington County, Arkansas on April 1,1890.

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Oath of judges and clerks 1904 election Washington County, Arkansas, 1904

This collection contains an oath of judges and an oath of clerks for Illinois Township, Washington County, Arkansas dated March 26, 1904.

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P. R. Smith court record, 1852

This collection contains a court document regarding the common schools of Washington County, Arkansas dated February 3, 1852.

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Roy Robinson report card, 1899

This collection contains a report card for Roy Robinson from Adams School in Washington County, Arkansas.

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Roy Robinson report card, 1899

This collection contains a report card for Roy Robinson from Adams School in Washington County, Arkansas.

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T.W. Thomason delegate certificate, 1874

This collection contains T.W. Thomason's Delegates Certificate for the 1874 Arkansas Constitutional Convention.

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Washington County (Ark.) message to the home seeker, 1914

This collection consists of one message to the home seeker with a brief summary of the resources of Washington County, Arkansas, dated 1914.

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Washington County (Ark.) poll book, 1880

This collection contains a poll book, numbers and names of electors, and election tabulations for Washington County, Arkansas for the 1880 general election.

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Washington County (Ark.) sheriff's census, 1829

This census for Washington County was recorded by the sheriff in 1829.

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White River Township (Washington County, Ark.) poll book, 1878

This collection contains one poll book for White River Township in Washington County, Arkansas used during the General Election held September 2, 1878.

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