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Lafayette County, Arkansas Overview

Located in the state of Arkansas, Lafayette County has a population of about 7,645, according to the US Census Bureau. It is the third-least populous county in Arkansas. The county seat is Lewisville; however, Stamps is the largest community. Lafayette County was formed on October 15, 1827 and named in honor of Marquis de Lafayette, a French military hero of the American Revolutionary War. It is a dry county; therefore, the sale of alcohol is prohibited. The total square miles for the county are 545, 528 of that is land and the remaining 17 is water. The county is bordered to the southeast, south and southwest by three Louisiana counties, Webster Parish, Bossier Parish, and Caddo Parish. Lafayette County also have neighboring Arkansas counties to the north, Hempstead, Nevada to the northeast, Columbia to the east, and Miller county to the west. Five zip codes cover the entire county and the largest zip code is 71860.

Lafayette County Clerk Information

The Lafayette County Courthouse address is:
1 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

The County Clerk, Regenia Morton, can be reached by phone: 870-921-4633
2 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

The County Clerk’s office is the clerk of the probate court, files and maintains all instruments in decedent estates, guardianships, adoptions, small estates, and mental and alcoholic petitions.

  • The office serves as secretary to the Quorum Court, including preparing court agendas, department budgets, recording minutes and writing ordinances and resolutions.
  • As clerk of the County Court, the office keeps records of annexations, incorporations, county purchases, election results, tax levies, board appointments, improvement districts, contracts and agreements signed by the County Judge.
  • As voter registrar, maintains an up-to-date list of county voters, by many different references. The office handles absentee and early voting (in conjunction with Independence County Election Commission) in each election and stores various election materials.
  • The County Clerk serves as secretary to the Equalization Board and is responsible for extending the taxes from information provided by the County Assessor, making a recap of taxes extended and charging the County Collector with collecting those taxes. The Clerk then distributes all taxes collected to the appropriate taxing unit.
  • Serving as the official bookkeeper of the County, they keep a record of all financial transactions and filing all papers relating to any claim against the County and prepare all checks on the Treasury.
  • The Clerk makes the county payroll and all reports pertaining to the county payroll system.
  • The office issues all marriage licenses.

The circuit clerk can be reached by phone: 870-921-4878
3 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

The administrative duties of the Clerk are to maintain an accurate record of all proceedings of the Circuit Courts, to enter docket numbers and names of the defendants, and to prepare dockets for these courts. The Clerk also prepares summons and warrants as well as files all of the court orders, judgments, and injunctions authorized by the Circuit Court. The Circuit Clerk also maintains a file of all cases pending in the courts, as well as a record of all the past cases and their dispositions. In addition to maintaining the court records, the Circuit Clerk also acts as a secretary to the jury commission by selecting and maintaining current and past list of all prospective jurors. The Clerk is also the ex-officio county recorder. The office is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens, surety bonds, surveys, and many other orders and instruments which involve property within Johnson County. The Clerk is responsible for keeping many miscellaneous items as well. These include but are not limited to mechanics liens, medical liens, state and federal tax liens, performance bonds, and DD-214 forms for retired veterans. Our office also swears in all notaries public. Other duties of the Circuit Clerks office consist of collecting and distributing child support that has been court ordered to come through the registry of the court. We also collect and distribute all Criminal felony restitution and distribute bond money ordered by the Circuit Courts.

Lafayette County Records

Title and deed searches can be performed at the address below or online:
Lafayette County Circuit Court
3 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

The county assessor, Becky Barnes, can be reached at 870-921-4808
7 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

The county tax collector, Gayla Teague, can be reached at 870-921-4255
4 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

Forms in use by the county are located at this site

Online services, tax information and tax payments, can be found here

Lafayette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lafayette 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:Lafayette County Marriage License
Location:2 Courthouse Square, Lewisville, Arkansas, 71845

Lafayette County Clerk’s Office

Address: 5 Courthouse Square, Lewisville, AR 71845, United States

Phone: 870-921-4252

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