Lookup Public Records in Marion County, Arkansas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Marion County, Arkansas Overview
Marion County is in the Ozark Mountains in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The county is named for Francis Marion, the famous “Swamp Fox” of the Revolutionary War. Created as Arkansas’s 35th county in 1836, Marion County is home to one incorporated town and four incorporated cities, including Yellville, the county seat. Bull Shoals; however, is the largest community. The county is also the site of numerous unincorporated communities and ghost towns. The county included part of what is now Searcy County, Arkansas, with many opposing to dividing them, which helped fueled the bloody Tutt-Everett War between 1844 and 1850. Occupying only 598 square miles, Marion County is the 18th smallest county in Arkansas. As of the 2010 Census, the county’s population is 16,653 people in 3,531 households. Based on population, the county is the twenty-seventh smallest county of the 75 in Arkansas. Located in the Ozarks, the county is largely covered with rugged terrain and waterways, except for King’s Prairie in the southwestern portion. It is drained by the White River, Buffalo River, Crooked Creek, and the Little North Fork of White River. Protected areas of the county include Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Ozark National Forest, the Buffalo National River and four wildlife management areas (WMAs). Although no Interstate highways are in Marion County, two United States highways (U.S. Route 62 [US 62] and US 412) and six Arkansas state highways run in the county. Marion County was formerly home to a large zinc mining industry. The ruins of the Rush Creek mining district are preserved as the Rush Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Marion County is bordered to the north and northwest by two Missouri counties, Ozark and Taney. To the east, south and west, Marion is bordered by Arkansas counties, Baxter, Searcy, and Boone respectively. A total of 16 zip codes are utilized in the county, the largest of which is 72687.
Marion County Clerk Information
The Marion County Courthouse address is:
300 E. Old Main St.
Yellville, AR 72687
Dawn Moffet is both the county and circuit clerk.
The County Clerk is responsible for the daily operations of the County Clerk Office, Quorum Court Secretary, Budget Account Figures, and delegating the responsibilities of the office. The County Clerk Chief Deputy is responsible for the daily payment of county invoices, in charge of the county probate files, in charge of tax work, Equalization Board Secretary, and assisting at the counter with marriage licenses. The County Clerk Deputy is responsible for all county payroll procedures and for all voter registration records and assists at the counter with marriage licenses.
The Circuit Clerk is the clerk of the circuit, domestic relations, and juvenile court and usually acts as the ex-officio recorder of the county. The Circuit Clerks office prepares summons, warrants, orders, judgments, and injunctions authorized by the circuit court for delivery by the county sheriff. This office also maintains a file of all cases pending in either court, as well as a record of all past court cases and their disposition. In addition, the circuit clerk keeps a list of all prospective jurors. The Chief Deputy helps maintain the records of all proceedings of the circuit courts and to prepare the dockets for these courts. In addition, the clerk keeps a list of all prospective jurors. The Deputy Clerk is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens and surety bonds, and many other orders and instruments which involve property within the county.
Marion County Records
The county assessor’s office is located at:
Tonya Eppes, County Assessor
P.O. Box 532
300 E. Old Main St.
Yellville, AR 72687
The County Collector is Cathy Brightwell, who is located:
P.O. Box 590
300 E. Old Main St.
Yellville, AR 72687
Personal property and real estate taxes are collected in this office. Property tax bills are usually mailed by the end of March and must be paid by Oct. 15 to avoid a penalty. Taxes may be paid with a check, money order or credit card. Mail checks to the Marion County Collector, P.O. Box 590, Yellville, AR 72687, or visit the Collector’s Office in the Courthouse. You may pay over the phone with a credit card. If taxes are not paid, license tags cannot be renewed, and penalties will be applied. Partial payments are also accepted throughout the year on current taxes.
County business services include DBA (Doing Business As) declarations and minister’s certificates. The clerk’s office handles these and is in the Courthouse. Notary public bonds are also filed in this office, but registration is through the Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office.
Marriage licenses are issued and recorded by the County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse. The fee for a marriage license is $60 and both parties must be present with valid photo ID. Applicants must pay with cash or a check and must be 18. For those under 18, contact the clerk’s office.
For information and access to ordinances and resolutions specific to Marion County, please contact the County/Circuit Clerk in the Courthouse. They are on file in this office.
The following public records are maintained by the clerk’s office in the Courthouse: marriage, county and circuit courts, voter registrations and election results, and all land records
|Marion, AR Genealogy and Ancestry Records|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads|
|Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009||18,348|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009||1,503|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009||42|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009||58|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009||27|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009||371|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009||2,516|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009||64|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009||723|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009||51|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009||3,786|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009||3|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009||78|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009||3,069|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009||388|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009||39|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009||102|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009||239|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009||5|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009||46|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009||460|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009||415|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009||9|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009||225|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009||34|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009||48|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009||112|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009||3,733|
|Marion County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Marion 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:||Marion County Marriage License|
|Location:||300 East Old Main Street, Yellville, Arkansas, 72687|
Marion County Clerk
County Government Office
Address: 300 Old Main St, Yellville, AR 72687, United States