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

Clark County, Arkansas Overview

Located in the state of Arkansas, Clark County has a population of about 22,995, according to the US Census Bureau. The county seat is Arkadelphia, and it is also the largest community. The Arkadelphia, AR Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Clark County. Clark County was the third county formed by Americans in Arkansas, on December 15, 1818, together with Hempstead and Pulaski counties. The county is named after William Clark, then Governor of the Missouri Territory, which included present-day Arkansas. On November 1, 1833, the Arkansas territorial legislature created Pike County from western Clark County and part of northern Hempstead County. It was named after US explorer Zebulon Pike. The total square miles of the county are 883, and all except 17 of that is land, the remaining 17 is water. The county is bordered to the northeast by Hot Spring County, to the east by Dallas County, Ouachita County is to the southeast, Nevada County to the southwest, Pike County to the west and Montgomery County to the northwest. The area covers seven zip codes, 71923 is the largest.

Clark County Clerk Information

The County Clerk is Rhonda L. Cole, and her responsibilities include:

  • Secretary to the Quorum Court
  • Secretary to the Equalization Board
  • Filing and recording County Court orders
  • Payroll
  • Accounts payable
  • Voter registration
  • Election records
  • Marriage licenses
  • Recording DBA Certifications (Doing business under an assumed name)
  • Provide birth and death certificate forms

Rhonda can be reached by phone or email: 870-246-4491 or rhonda@clarkcountyarkansas.com

The County Clerk’s Office address is:
Courthouse Square
401 Clay Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
870-246-4491

Martha J. Smith is the Circuit Court Clerk. The administrative duties of the Circuit Clerk are to maintain a record of all proceedings of the civil, criminal, domestic relations, and juvenile courts; to prepare the dockets for these courts; to issue summonses, subpoenas, writs, and warrants related to each case; and to attend all court sessions. The Circuit Clerk is also responsible for recording and maintaining real property records in Clark County.

Clark County Records

You may search for personal property records or real estate records online at

You may also pay personal property taxes at the same site.

Jamie Hammond is the Deputy Assessor and her email address is: jamie@clarkcountyarkansas.com You may search for forms and publications at this site address: http://www.clarkcountyarkansas.com/dept/assessor/forms/

The Clark County Recorder’s Office address is:
Courthouse Square
401 Clay Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
870-246-4281

You may retrieve deeds and titles online at the recorder’s site

All tax and payment information can be found here

Clark, AR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200922,186
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,302
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009802
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,081
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,612
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009161
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009223
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009478
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009630
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009326
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,009
Clark County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Clark 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:Clark County Marriage License
Location:401 Clay Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 71923
Phone:870-246-4491

Clark County Clerk’s Office

Address: 401 Clay St Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

Phone: (870) 246-4491

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