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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]]> [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Polk County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Polk_County,_Arkansas|Polk County]]''
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Guide to '''Polk County Arkansas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Polk County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1844
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| founded date = November 30
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| seat wl = Mena
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| building address = [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/AR_Polk.htm Polk County Courthouse]<br>507 Church Avenue; <br>Mena, AR 71953<br>Phone: 501.394.8123 <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/AR_Polk.htm Polk County Courthouse]<br>507 Church Avenue; <br>Mena, AR 71953<br>Phone: 501.394.8123 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1885, <br>probate records from 1900 and cemetery records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, land and court&nbsp;<br>records from 1885 and military records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Polk County was created in 1844 from Sevier County.
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*'''1844--'''Polk County was created 30 November 1844&nbsp;from [[Sevier County, Arkansas|Sevier]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Mena <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Polk 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  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Howard County, Arkansas|Howard]]
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*[[LeFlore County, Oklahoma|LeFlore County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[McCurtain County, Oklahoma|McCurtain County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Arkansas|Montgomery]]
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*[[Scott County, Arkansas|Scott]]
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*[[Sevier County, Arkansas|Sevier]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>1</sup>.<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1</sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)''&nbsp; (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).<br>
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers ]]<br>
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*[[Mena Arkansas Family History Center|Mena Arkansas Family History Center]]
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**Mena, Arkansas
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194640&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Polk&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah].
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Polk|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Polk/ Polk County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 00:49, 21 March 2013

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

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Polk County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded November 30, 1844
County Seat Mena
Courthouse
Address Polk County Courthouse
507 Church Avenue;
Mena, AR 71953
Phone: 501.394.8123
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County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse
507 Church Avenue;
Mena, AR 71953
Phone: 501.394.8123

County Clerk has marriage records from 1885,
probate records from 1900 and cemetery records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, land and court 
records from 1885 and military records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1844--Polk County was created 30 November 1844 from Sevier County.  County seat: Mena [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Polk County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

    1Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)  (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).


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. 70.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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