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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Hot Spring County; 210 Locust St; Malvern, AAR 72104; Ph. 501.332.2291 Details: (Co Clk has m rec from 1825 & pro rec from 1834; Clk Cir Ct has ct & div rec)
Hot Spring County Courthouse<br> 210 Locust Street<br> Malvern, AAR 72104<br> Phone: 501.332.2291 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1825 <br>and probate records from 1834; Clerk Circuit<br> Court has court and divorce records
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 19:03, 20 September 2012

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United States  > Arkansas > Hot Spring County

County Courthouse

Hot Spring County Courthouse
210 Locust Street
Malvern, AAR 72104
Phone: 501.332.2291

County Clerk has marriage records from 1825
and probate records from 1834; Clerk Circuit
Court has court and divorce records


  • The County was named for the hot Springs at Hot Springs.
  • The county is a "dry county", no alcohols allowed.

Parent County

1829--Hot Spring County was created 2 November 1829 from Clark County. County seat: Malvern [1]

Boundary Changes

Parts were set off to create following new counties:

  • Montgomery 9 December 1842
  • Grant 4 February 1869
  • Garland 5 April 1873
  • Part of Garland County was returned to Hot Springs later in 1873.

See an interactive map of Hot Spring County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss


Populated Places

  • Donaldson
  • Friendship
  • Magnet Cove
  • Malvern
  • Midway
  • Perla
  • Rockport
Census Districts and Unincorporated Towns
  • Abco
  • Antioch
  • Beaton
  • Bismarck
  • Bonnerdale
  • Brown Springs
  • Butterfield
  • Caney
  • Central
  • Cross Roads
  • De Roche
  • Diamondhead
  • Gifford
  • Glen Rose
  • Harp
  • Jones Mills
  • Lambert
  • Landers
  • Lono
  • Morning Star
  • Mount Moriah
  • Oak Grove
  • Point Cedar
  • Rolla
  • Saginaw
  • Shorewood Hills
  • Social Hill
  • Whittington
  • Witherspoon
  • Faber
  • Oak Bower
  • Old De Roche

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)1  and the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate).2
    1Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).
    2Collier, Captain Calvin L. USAF. They'll Do To Tie To! (Little Rock, Arkansas: Civil War Round Table Associates, 1959) p. 10.




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).