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[http://argenweb.net/marion/armariontimeline.html argenweb.net/marion/armariontimeline.html]&nbsp;A timeline of Marion Co's history including boundary changes.<br>
[http://argenweb.net/marion/armariontimeline.html Timeline] of Marion Co's history including boundary changes.
See an interactive map of Marion County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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== Places/Localities  ==

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Marion County, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Founded November 3, 1835
County Seat Yellville

County Courthouse

This link - argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-courthouse-info.html has information on: The Burning of the Courthouse; How to Order Copies from the Courthouse and more.


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The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[1]

Parent County

  • 1835--Marion County was created 3 November 1835 from Izard County. County seat: Yellville [2]

Boundary Changes

Timeline of Marion Co's history including boundary changes.

See an interactive map of Marion County boundary changes.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Link to available resources for Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/resources/index.html


Link to cemetery location maps and cemeteries in Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/cemetery/index.html. Before Bull Shoals Dam was built the Corp of Engineers inventoried and moved many cemeteries. A list of the cemeteries moved, information from tombstones and information on the cemetery the interments were moved to are found in this section. Pleasant Ridge cemetery's burials and, when available, obituaries are also found here.

Census Records

Abstracts of Marion Co Census Records: argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html



Family Genealogies

Family lines & history: argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html

Genealogy Society & Society Newsletters

Link to Genealogy Society: argenweb.net/marion/historicalsociety.html and society's Newsletter argenweb.net/marion/bramblebush/index.html


Index to Deed Records: argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/deedindexes.htm

Original land owners & plats: argenweb.net/marion/maps/landowners/index.html

Local Histories

Transcription of Earl Berry's "History of Marion County, AR": argenweb.net/marion/history/index.html


Maps: argenweb.net/marion/maps/index.html


Marriage information taken from old newspapers and those submitted by individuals: argenweb.net/marion/marriage/howtoqry.htm



Abstracts from Mt Echo Newspapers: argenweb.net/marion/newspapers/index.html


Link to obituaries: marion/obits/index.html. Includes obituaries or death information found in early newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s, plus current obituaries beginning in 2000.


Photos of individuals, families, unknown people, places, etc: argenweb.net/marion/photos/index.html

Post Offices

History of Marion Co's Post Offices: argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html


Stories & Miscellaneous Information

A hodge-podge of stories & miscellaneous information about Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/stories/index.html



Townships - formation and changes: argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html

Transcribed Records

All kinds of records that have been transcribed and indexed: argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/index.html

Vital Records

Web Sites


  1. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).