Lookup Public Records in Baxter County, Arkansas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Baxter County, Arkansas Overview
Located in the state of Arkansas, Ashley County has a population of about 41,513, according to the US Census Bureau. The county seat is Mountain Home, and it is also the largest community. It is Arkansas’s 66th county, formed on March 24, 1873, and named for Elisha Baxter, who was the tenth governor of Arkansas. The Mountain Home, AR, Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Baxter County. It is in the northern part of the state, bordering Missouri. It is commonly referred to as the Twin Lakes Area because it is bordered by two of Arkansas’ largest lakes, Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lake. The total area of the county is 587 square miles, and the clear majority of it, 554 square miles is land. The remaining 32 square miles is water. The county is bordered to the north by Ozark County, Missouri, Fulton County to the east, Izard County to the southeast, Stone County to the south, Searcy County to the southwest, and Marion County to the west. There are two nationally protected areas partially in the county, Buffalo National River and Ozark National Forest. There are 13 zip codes in the county, the largest of which is 72653.
Baxter County Clerk Information
Canda Reese serves as both the County and Circuit Clerk and her address information is:
Baxter County Courthouse, First Floor
1 East 7th Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
The County Clerk is the official bookkeeper of county government and serves as the clerk for the county, quorum and probate courts. The clerk has the duty of keeping a regular account between the treasurer and the county. The Clerk charges the treasurer with all monies received and credits the treasurer with all monies disbursed. In addition, the Clerk keeps an accurate account of all financial transactions within the county and files all documents, vouchers, and other papers pertaining to the settlements of any account to which the county is involved. It is the responsibility of the county clerk to prepare all checks on the treasury for monies ordered to be paid by the county court and to keep complete and accurate records of all these financial transactions ready for the court’s inspection at any time.
As Clerk to the probate court, the clerk files all instruments making them a matter of record in descendent estate cases, and swears in all witnesses in contested estates. The clerk, also in this capacity, maintains all records relative to adoptions and guardianship cases within the county. The County Clerk also serves as the secretary of the Board of Equalization’s and records the minutes of their meetings. She is also responsible for extending the taxes in the information provided by the assessor and the Board of Equalization. The County Clerk also maintains death records for the Bureau of Vital Statistics and provides birth and death certificate applications forms for individuals with the county. The Clerk issues marriage licenses, and keeps a record of all firms in the county which have incorporated. In Baxter County the County Clerk and the Circuit Clerk positions are combined.
The Circuit Clerk is the clerk of the circuit, chancery court, and juvenile court and usually acts as the ex-officio recorder of the county. The administrative duties of the circuit clerk are to maintain a record of all proceedings of the circuit, chancery and juvenile courts and to prepare the dockets for these courts. The Circuit Clerk prepares summons, warrants, orders, judgments, and injunctions authorized by the circuit, chancery and juvenile court for delivery the county sheriff. The Circuit Clerk also maintains a file of all cases pending in either court, as well as record of all past court cases and their disposition. In addition, the Circuit Clerk acts as a secretary to the jury commission by keeping a list of all prospective jurors. The Circuit Clerk is also the ex-officio county recorder; and is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, and surety bonds, and many other orders and instruments which involve property within the county. She also maintains a record of many miscellaneous items, and files certain licenses. The Circuit Clerk also swears in all notaries public and files regulations of state agencies that license trade or professional workers.
Baxter County Records
Forms and fees for the county can be found here: http://www.baxtercounty.org/clerk.php
Jayne Nicholson is the county assessor and she is in the:
Mountain Home Office
# 6 East 7th Street
You may search real estate related records here
Title searches can be performed here: http://www.baxtercounty.org/clerk.php or
The Baxter County Recorder’s address is:
Baxter County Courthouse
1East 7th Street, Suite 103
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Birth, death, marriage and divorce searches can be performed here: http://www.archives.com/genealogy/vital-records-baxter-county-ar.html
|Baxter County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Baxter County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Marriage – Title 9, Ch. 11 and Premarital agreements – Title 9, Ch. 11, Subchapter 4|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Baxter County Marriage License|
|Location:||1St Floor, Baxter County, Courthouse 1 East 7Th Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas, 72653|
Baxter County Clerks Office
County Government Office
Address: 1 E 7th St #103, Mountain Home, AR 72653, United States