Yell County was founded in 1840 from portions of Pope and Scott counties, and named for Arkansas’s second governor, Archibald Yell. Danville and Dardanelle serve as county seats.

A list of the Yell 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 “Yell 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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J. N. Parham letter, 1873

This collection contains one letter.

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John Williams Stennett land grant, 1845

This collection contains the land grant issued to John Williams Stennett of Yell County, Arkansas.

William H. Holmes commission; 1864

Civil War officer's commission for William H. Holmes, signed by Governor Harris Flanagin.

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Yell County (Ark.) clerk's certificates, 1895-1929

This collection contains two certificates issued by Yell County clerks in 1895 and 1929.

Submissions from 2020

Arnold, Mary Elizabeth

Ballots, Democratic: Yell County, 1958

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Ballot, Yell County Democratic primary election

Banks Family: Yell County

Cemeteries: Neely, Yell County

Churches: Yell County Baptist

Cobb Family: Yell County

Conely-Harkey Family: Yell County

Cook, Robert C.

Daniel-Potter Family: Yell County

Early Arkansas tax records [Yell County]

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1940-1941: Yell county- Home demonstration

Harwood, Louis N.

Holt, Mrs. Lodsen

Hunt, Ira P.

Judkins Family: Yell County

Langston, J.H.

Magazine Primitive Baptist Church records, Yell County, Arkansas

McCray, Mrs. Ida

M. S. Boyce: Yell County

New Hope Baptist Church Records, Yell County, Arkansas

Poynter Family - Yell County

Probate records: Yell County

Sarah Johnson: Yell County

Stafford, Labron

Thornton, J.M.

Wesley Family: Yell County

Wood Family: Yell County

Yell County

Yell County Baptist Historical material, Wayne Banks

Yell County Rifles, 15th Arkansas Infantry

Submissions from 2019

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Yell County

Submissions from 1994

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Yell County

Submissions from 1993

General Highway Map Yell County. 1 print, 1993

Submissions from 1984

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Yell County

Submissions from 1981

General Highway Map Yell County. 1 print with handwritten notes, 1979, revised 1981

Submissions from 1979

General Highway Map Yell County. 1 print with handwritten notation, 1979

Submissions from 1973

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Yell County

Submissions from 1964

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Yell County

Submissions from 1963

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Yell County

Submissions from 1958

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Yell County

Submissions from 1957

Ward, Mrs. Susan

Submissions from 1950

Barry, Tabitha Jane

Moore, Mrs. Bettie

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Yell County

Submissions from 1945

Yell County

Submissions from 1941

Boaters and divers on Spring Lake near Havana, Yell County

Diving platform at Spring Lake near Havana, Yell County

Four men in a boat on Spring Lake near Havana, Yell County

Holland, Mrs. Fannie

Spring Lake and bath house near Havana, Yell County

Spring Lake and bath house near Havana, Yell County

Spring Lake with bath house near Havana, Yell County

Spring Lake with diving platform and bath house near Havana, Yell County

Submissions from 1936

Gately, Mrs. Fannie C.

Submissions from 1933

Gray, Mrs. Mary A.

Submissions from 1931

Parmer, J.W.

Images from 1930

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Yell County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1929

McClure, A.H.H.

Pontoon bridge over the Arkansas River at Dardanelle, Yell County

Swilling, Julia E.

The Dardanelle bridge over the Arkansas River, Yell County

Submissions from 1927

Frost, E.M.

Submissions from 1926

McBride, Abner

Penn, Mrs. Susan

Submissions from 1922

Moore, George W.

Submissions from 1921

Story, Jospeh B.

Story, Mrs. Joseph B.

Submissions from 1920

Evans, William

Submissions from 1917

McCray, Thomas J.

Submissions from 1911

Green, J.W.

Perry, James K.

Submissions from 1893

Map of Yell County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1880

Map of part of Yell County, Arkansas, showing railroad lands

Books from 1867

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Index to Register of Legal Voters of Yell County