Lookup Public Records in Ashley CountyArkansas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Ashley County, Arkansas Overview

Located in the state of Arkansas, Ashley County has a population of about 21,853, according to the US Census Bureau. The county was formed in 1848 from parts of Chicot, Drew and Union counties and named after Chester Ashley. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county. The county seat is Hamburg; however, Crossett is the largest community in the county. The county has a total area of 941 square miles 15 of which is water, and the remaining 925 square miles is land. Those statistics make Ashley the fifth largest county in the state. The county’s courtroom is a one-of-a-kind architecture, which is round, and the seats are arranged so that members of the audience can always see each other. Ashley County is surrounded by Drew County to the north, Chicot County to the east, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana to the south, Union Parish, Louisiana to the southwest, and two Timberlands counties; Union County to the west and Bradley County to the northwest. There are seven zip codes used in the county, the largest of which is 71635.

Ashley County Clerk Information

The Ashley County Courthouse address is:
Ashley County Circuit Clerk
215 E. Jefferson
Hamburg, AR 71646
Phone: (870) 853-2030
ashley.county@arkansas.gov

Vickie Stell is the circuit clerk and she can be reached by phone or email: 870-853-2030 or vstell4@sbcglobal.net

Genie Kerston is the county clerk and she may also be reached by phone or email: 870-853-2020 or ashleycoclerk@sbcglobal.net As County Court Clerk, Genie maintains the following records: annexations, incorporations, county purchases, proclamations, levy of taxes, board appointments, bonds, improvement districts, right of way acquisition, contracts and agreements signed by the County Judge.

The clerk operates under the direction of the presiding court judge. All documents filed in the court are docketed to track the records. While most records are public information, some remain confidential. The clerk has duties, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Issuing jury summons, wage assignments, child support orders and address changes, and marriage licenses
  • Gatekeeper to public access to the Superior Court judicial system
  • Processing filing fees, bail bonds, service fees, appearance bonds, and court-ordered assessments for both juveniles and adults
  • Processing passport applications, servers, and bail bondsmen
  • Being present at all hearings to swear in witnesses, store exhibits and maintain an accurate record of the proceedings
  • Acting as Jury Commissioner, who maintains the active jury list for the court
  • Assisting public inquiries regarding child support processing

    Ashley County Records

    Sherry Stanley is the county Tax Collector and her office address is:
    Ashley County Tax Collector
    205 E. Jefferson Street
    Hamburg, AR 71646
    870-853-2050
    Email: taxcollect@sbcglobal.net

    The following records are maintained by the County Clerk’s Office: real estate taxes, personal property taxes, marriage, county courts, county roads, county schools, probate, corporations, wills, voter, mining and cemetery. (Get with elected officials and see who has each of these records.) Service Contact Information: County Clerk 870-853-2020

    Several forms can be easily obtained on the site, and they include civil, criminal, juvenile, and family courts. In addition, you can obtain power of attorney forms, probate, and protective order forms, among others https://www.deeds.com/recorder/arkansas/ashley/ Once forms are completed and printed out you may file your documents with the court at the clerk’s address above at the courthouse. Fee schedules apply and are subject to change. Fee payments may be made by personal check; however, the Commissioner reserves the right to request a cashier’s check for payment. You may also pay in person or via US Mail.

    The Recorder’s office address is:
    Ashley County Circuit Clerk
    215 East Jefferson
    Hamburg, AR 71646
    870-853-2030

    All birth certificates and death certificates are maintained by the State of Arkansas. You may order a copy of a birth or death certificate at Vita/Chek or call the Arkansas Department of Health at 1-800-637-9314.

    You can download a birth certificate application form or a death certificate application form by going to: http//www.healthyarkansas.com/certificates/certificates.html

    Marriage licenses are issued and recorded in the County Clerk’s office. The fee for a marriage license is $60 and both parties must be present. You may call the county clerk for any additional information at: 870-853-2020.

     

    Ashley, AR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200921,916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,392
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009364
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,571
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009159
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009372
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200944
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009907
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009220
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200980
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009475
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009376
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200938
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,775

    Ashley County Clerk
    County Government Office

    Address: 205 E Jefferson St #5, Hamburg, AR 71646, United States

    Phone: 870-853-2020

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