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{{Infobox U.S. County
  
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| county = Ouachita County
  
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[[Category:Ouachita County, Arkansas]]
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1842
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| founded date = November 29
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| seat wl = Camden
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ouachita County, Arkansas|Ouachita County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/AR_Ouachita.htm Ouachita County Courthouse]<br>145 Jackson Street<br>Camden, AR 71701<br>Phone: 870.837.2220 <br>
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County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1875; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1842--'''Ouachita County was created 29 November 1842&nbsp;from [[Union County, Arkansas|Union]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Camden <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Ouachita County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Towns  =====
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*Bearden
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*Camden
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*Chidester
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*East Camden
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*Louann
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*Stephens
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===== Census Districts and Unincoporated Towns  =====
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*Amy
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*Barham
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*Bragg City
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*Buena Vista
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*Camark
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*Cross Roads
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*Cullendale
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*Eagle Mills
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*Elliott
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*Fairview
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*Frenchport
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*Good Hope
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*Harmony Grove
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*Herbert
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*Joyce City
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*Kent
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*Kirkland
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*Lakeside
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*Lester
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*Lester Junction
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*Liberty
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*Lunet
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*Millers Bluff
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*Millville
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*Ogemaw
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*Pace City
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*Red Hill
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*Rendezvous
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*Salem
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*Sayre
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*Shumaker
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*Smead
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*Snow Hill
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*Spring Hill
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*Standard Umpstead
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*Tates Bluff
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*Troy
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*Vanduzer
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*Velie
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*Warner
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===== Communities  =====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Calhoun County, Arkansas|Calhoun]]
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*[[Clark County, Arkansas|Clark]]
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*[[Columbia County, Arkansas|Columbia]]
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*[[Dallas County, Arkansas|Dallas]]
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*[[Nevada County, Arkansas|Nevada]]
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*[[Union County, Arkansas|Union]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Ouachita County.
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*April 18, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar014.htm Poison Spring]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar014.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Ouachita|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Ouachita/ Ouachita County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Ouachita County, Arkansas
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Founded November 29, 1842
County Seat Camden
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County Courthouse

Ouachita County Courthouse
145 Jackson Street
Camden, AR 71701
Phone: 870.837.2220

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1875;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1842--Ouachita County was created 29 November 1842 from Union County.  County seat: Camden [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Ouachita County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns
  • Bearden
  • Camden
  • Chidester
  • East Camden
  • Louann
  • Stephens

Census Districts and Unincoporated Towns
  • Amy
  • Barham
  • Bragg City
  • Buena Vista
  • Camark
  • Cross Roads
  • Cullendale
  • Eagle Mills
  • Elliott
  • Fairview
  • Frenchport
  • Good Hope
  • Harmony Grove
  • Herbert
  • Joyce City
  • Kent
  • Kirkland
  • Lakeside
  • Lester
  • Lester Junction
  • Liberty
  • Lunet
  • Millers Bluff
  • Millville
  • Ogemaw
  • Pace City
  • Red Hill
  • Rendezvous
  • Salem
  • Sayre
  • Shumaker
  • Smead
  • Snow Hill
  • Spring Hill
  • Standard Umpstead
  • Tates Bluff
  • Troy
  • Vanduzer
  • Velie
  • Warner
Communities

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Ouachita County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August, 2012)
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