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Guide to '''Crittenden County Arkansas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.arkansasties.com/WhatsNew/2010/12/crittenden-county-court-house/ Crittenden County Courthouse]<br>100 Court Street <br>Marion, AR 72364 <br>Phone: 870.739.4434  
[http://www.arkansasties.com/WhatsNew/2010/12/crittenden-county-court-house/ Crittenden County Courthouse]<br>100 Court Street <br>Marion, AR 72364 <br>Phone: 870.739.4434  

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Guide to Crittenden County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Crittenden County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Founded October 22, 1825
County Seat Marion
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County Courthouse

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Crittenden County Courthouse
100 Court Street
Marion, AR 72364
Phone: 870.739.4434

County Clerk has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, military and court
records; County Assessor has land records[1]


Parent County

  • 1825--Crittenden County was created 22 October 1825 from Phillips County. County seat: Marion [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Crittenden County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





Family Histories

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]


  • Matthews, Paul A. Early Families of the Memphis Area: Profiles of 135 Families of Fayette, Shelby and Tipton Counties in Tennessee, Crittenden County, Arkansas and DeSoto and Marshall Counties in Mississippi: With Historical Time Lines and Photogrpahs of Those Counties. Memphis, Tennessee: Descendants of Early Settlers of Shelby and Adjoining Counties, 2008. FHL US/CAN Book 976 D2m.



Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).