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Guide to '''Pope 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.popecountyar.com/index.html Pope County Courthouse]<br>100 W Main Street<br>Russellville, AR 72801<br>Phone: 501.968.6064 <br>
  
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<br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1831, <br>county court records from 1857, voter and divorce records<br>from 1965; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, land and military&nbsp;<br>and court records <ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.</ref>
  
 
#1829-1830 -- A temporary county seat was established at the home of John Balinger on the Arkansas River.  
 
#1829-1830 -- A temporary county seat was established at the home of John Balinger on the Arkansas River.  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Appleton  
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Appleton {{·}} Atkins {{·}} Boiling Springs {{·}} Caglesville {{·}} Diamond {{·}} Dover {{·}} Freeman Springs {{·}} Gabriel Glass Village {{·}} Granny's Gap {{·}} Gravel Hill {{·}} Gunter Mountain {{·}} Hector {{·}} Leta {{·}} Lost Corner {{·}} London {{·}} Moccasin Gap {{·}} Moreland Point {{·}} Remove Creek {{·}} Pottsville {{·}} Pisgah {{·}} Rock Springs {{·}} Russellville {{·}} Scottsvile {{·}} Treat {{·}} Walnut Grove  
 
 
Atkins  
 
 
 
Boiling Springs  
 
 
 
Caglesville  
 
 
 
Diamond  
 
 
 
Dover  
 
 
 
Freeman Springs  
 
 
 
Gabriel  
 
 
 
Glass Village  
 
 
 
Granny's Gap
 
 
 
Gravel Hill
 
 
 
Gunter Mountain  
 
 
 
Hector  
 
 
 
Leta  
 
 
 
Lost Corner  
 
 
 
London  
 
 
 
Moccasin Gap  
 
 
 
Moreland  
 
 
 
Poibnt Remove Creek  
 
 
 
Pottsville  
 
 
 
Pisgah  
 
 
 
Rock Springs  
 
 
 
Russellville  
 
 
 
Scottsvile  
 
 
 
Treat  
 
 
 
Walnut Grove  
 
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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Guide to Pope County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Pope County, Arkansas
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Founded November 2, 1829
County Seat Russellville
Courthouse
Address Pope County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: 501.968.6064
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County Courthouse

Pope County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: 501.968.6064


County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1831,
county court records from 1857, voter and divorce records
from 1965; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, land and military 
and court records [1]

  1. 1829-1830 -- A temporary county seat was established at the home of John Balinger on the Arkansas River.
  2. 1830 -- The county seat was established at old Norristown.  No county buildings were built there.
  3. 1840 -- The first Courthouse was built in Dover.  It was built of logs and lasted until it was burned with no loss of records during the Civil War. 
  4. After the log Courthouse burned, court was held in churches until a brick Courthouse was constructed on the Dover town square.
  5. May 16, 1888 -- The county seat was moved to Russellville, and Russellville's first couthouse was built in 1888.  The present Pope County Courthouse was built in 1931.

History

Parent County

  • 1829--Pope County was created 2 November 1829 from Crawford County.  County seat: Russellville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Pope County boundary changes.

Record Loss

There has been no record loss in Pope County.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Appleton  · Atkins  · Boiling Springs  · Caglesville  · Diamond  · Dover  · Freeman Springs  · Gabriel Glass Village  · Granny's Gap  · Gravel Hill  · Gunter Mountain  · Hector  · Leta  · Lost Corner  · London  · Moccasin Gap  · Moreland Point  · Remove Creek  · Pottsville  · Pisgah  · Rock Springs  · Russellville  · Scottsvile  · Treat  · Walnut Grove

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

    2. Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12.


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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