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Craighead County, Arkansas

Craighead County is Arkansas’s 58th county, formed on February 19, 1859, and named after state Senator Thomas Craighead. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 96,443 people and a total area of 713 square miles. The county has two county seats — Jonesboro and Lake City. It is one of several dry counties within the state of Arkansas, in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is largely prohibited. Craighead County borders the following counties: Greene County to the north, Dunklin County, Missouri to the northeast, Mississippi County to the east, Poinsett County to the south, Jackson County to the west, and Lawrence County to the northwest.

Candace Edwards is the Craighead County Circuit Clerk as of 2015; she acts as the the clerk of the circuit, domestic relations, and juvenile court, and is also the ex-officio county recorder. In addition, the Circuit Clerk’s office is responsible for recording mortgages, surety bonds, liens, anddeeds, and is the county collector of child support. The Circuit Clerk also swears in all notaries public. The circuit clerk prepares summons, judgments, orders, warrants, and injunctions authorized by the circuit, domestic relations, and juvenile court for delivery by the county sheriff.

When doing a search for public records online, you will have to visit the Craighead County official website. While on the website, click on the relevant link to access records that are available online; however, the Circuit Clerk does not guarantee the accuracy of information obtained through the website; it is upon you to assess the accuracy of the information you obtain.

Records that are not available online can be accessed by visiting the Circuit Clerk’s office in person.  You will be required to download the records request form from the county website and submit it to the Circuit Clerk’s office when it is filled. Alternatively, you can call the Circuit Clerk’s office at 870-933-4520 and make enquiries regarding public records.

Below is the physical address of the Craighead County Circuit Clerk’s office:

Craighead County Courthouse

511 Union St., STE 119

Jonesboro, AR 72401

Craighead, AR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200985,636
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200910,227
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009283
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009203
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,020
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,231
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009803
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009286
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200911,236
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009273
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200912,924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,374
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009319
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009747
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,023
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,649
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009126
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009314
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009207
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009473
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200926,181
Craighead County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Craighead 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:Craighead County Marriage License
Location:Craighead County Courthouse, 511 South Main Street, Jonesboro, Arkansas, 72401
Phone:870-933-4520

Craighead County Clerk
County Government Office

Address: 107 Cobean Blvd, Lake City, AR 72437, United States

Phone: 870-237-4342

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