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Mississippi County, Arkansas Overview

Mississippi County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,480. There are two county seats, Blytheville and Osceola. Blytheville is the largest community. The county was formed on November 1, 1833, and named for the Mississippi River which borders the county to the east. Mississippi County is part of the First Congressional District in Arkansas. The Blytheville, AR Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Mississippi County. Jefferson W. Speck, a Mississippi County planter, was the Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1950 and 1952. Mississippi County is a total of 920 square miles, 901 is land and the remaining 19 is water. Mississippi is bordered by two Missouri counties, Dunklin to the northwest, and Pemiscot to the north. To the northeast, east and southeast lies three Tennessee counties, Dyer, Lauderdale and Tipton, respectively. Add to that three Arkansas neighbors, Crittenden to the south, Poinsett to the southwest and Craighead to the west. The county is also home to the nationally protected Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Although 72315 is the largest zip code in the county, there are 15 additional zip codes used in the area.

Mississippi County Clerk Information

The Mississippi County Courthouse address is:
200 W. Walnut
Blytheville 72315

The County Clerk, Janice Currie can be reached at her office:
200 W. Walnut
Blytheville 72315
870-762-2411

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, Leslie Mason can be contacted at this location and phone:
P.O. Box 1498
Blytheville 72316
(870) 762-2332

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.

Mississippi County Records

Deed and title searches can be performed at the courts located below in both county seats or online at the noted site:
Circuit Court, Blytheville
200 West Walnut Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
870-762-2332

Circuit Court, Osceola
200 West Hale Ave
Osceola, AR 72370
870-563-6471

Harley Bradley is the County Assessor, her contact information follows:
Blytheville Office
200 West Walnut Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
870-763-6860

Patricia Caldwell is the County Collector and her contact information follows:
200 West Walnut St. Room 204
Blytheville, AR 72315
870-763-6841

Online tax payments can be made here

Traffic and court fines can be paid here: http://www.arkansas.gov/services/list/category/government-local

Mississippi, AR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200945,634
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009707
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009549
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,314
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009189
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009346
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,417
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,862
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009423
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009786
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009495
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009371
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200992
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009210
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200923,253
Mississippi County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Mississippi 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:Mississippi County Marriage License
Location:200 West Walnut Street, Blytheville, Arkansas, 72315
Phone:870-762-2332

Mississippi County Clerk
County Government Office

Address: 200 W Walnut St # 202, Blytheville, AR 72315, United States
Phone: 870-762-2332

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