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Fall by the Mulberry River Johnson County, Arkansas

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County Facts

Founded: November 16, 1833
County seat: Clarksville
Courthouse: Johnson County Courthouse
215 W Main Street PO Box 57;
Clarksville, AR 72830
Phone: 501.754.3967
Record Availability
Parent county(s): Pope
Boundary changes: Newberry Library site
Location in the state

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Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Caleblove/sandbox1/projects-hub newspapers in online catalogs like:

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In 1877, a few county and city clerks[1] started keeping birth and death records.

In 1914, the state law required all county clerks to record births and forward them to the state.

See also: • Arkansas Online Genealogy Records, • How to Find Arkansas Birth Records and • Arkansas Vital Records—Birth.

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Franklin  • Logan  • Madison  • Newton  • Pope  • Yell
See the map at the top

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  1. such as Sebastian County (Fort Smith) and Pulaski County (Little Rock) (No entry in FamilySearch Catalog found for Pulaski County nor for Little Rock, Aug 2014)

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