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*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]],<sup>1</sup> and the [[31st_Regiment,_Arkansas_Infantry|31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]].<sup>2</sup><br>
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*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]],<sup>1</sup> and the [[31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]], Company E.<sup>2</sup><br>
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1</sup><sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) Infantry'' (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).</sup><br>  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1</sup><sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) Infantry'' (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).</sup><br>  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>2. Bass, Ronald R. ''History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12</sup><sup>.</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>2. Bass, Ronald R. ''History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12</sup><sup>.</sup><br>  
  
 
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Pope County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Founded November 2, 1829
County Seat Russellville
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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

  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[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1829--Pope County was created 2 November 1829 from Crawford County.  County seat: Russellville [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Pope County boundary changes.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There has been no record loss in Pope County.

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

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

Poibnt Remove Creek

Pottsville

Pisgah

Rock Springs

Russellville

Scottsvile

Treat

Walnut Grove


Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War
[edit | edit source]

    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[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers
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Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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

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