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Ouachita County, Arkansas Overview

Ouachita County (/ˈwɑːʃɪtɑː/ WAH-shi-tah) is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,120. The county seat, and largest community is Camden. The county was formed on November 29, 1842, and named for the Ouachita River. Ouachita County is part of the Camden, AR Micropolitan Statistical Area. The county is a former Democratic Party stronghold and the home of the Pryor family, which includes two U.S. senators, David Pryor and his son Mark Pryor. The elder Pryor is also a former Arkansas governor and congressman. In 1972, U.S. President Richard M. Nixon became the first Republican presidential nominee in the 20th Century to win a majority in Ouachita County. Much later, in the 2008 presidential election, U.S. Senator John McCain won the county by nearly ten percentage votes over Senator Barack Obama, following President George W. Bush’s victory over Senator John F. Kerry in 2004. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 740 square miles, of which 733 square miles is land and 7.0 square miles is water. The county is bordered by Dallas County to the north, Calhoun County to the east, Union County to the south, Columbia county to the southwest, Nevada County to the west, and Clark County to the northwest. The county is covered by nine zip codes the largest of which is 71701.

Ouachita County Clerk Information

The Ouachita County Courthouse address is:
145 Jefferson St SW
Camden, AR 71701
(870) 836-6444

The County Clerk is:
Britt Williford
145 Jefferson, S.W.
Camden, AR 71701
(870) 837-2220

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:
Gladys Nettles
145 Jefferson, S.W.
Camden, AR 71701
(870) 837-2230

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.

Ouachita County Records

Deed recordation information and title searches can be performed in person or online. Access information is provided below:
Ouachita County Circuit Court
145 Jefferson St SW
Camden, AR 71701
870-837-2230

Personal property and real estate tax information can be found here: https://www.ark.org/propertytax/ouachita/index.php and David Norwood is the County Tax Collector. Mr. Norwood is located:
145 Jefferson Street
Camden, AR 71701
870-837-2260
https://www.arcountydata.com/county.asp?county=Ouachita

Additional property tax information can be found here: https://www.ark.org/propertytax/ouachita/index.php?ac:show:info=1

The County Assessor is Debbie Lambert
Camden Office
145 Jefferson St. SW
Camden, AR 71701
870-837-2240

Taxes can be paid online here: http://www.arkansas.gov/government/agency-detail/Ouachita-County

Ouachita, AR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200924,787
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,509
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009291
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,783
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009452
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,515
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009448
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009397
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009385
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200913,112
Ouachita County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Ouachita 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:Ouachita County Marriage License
Location:Po Box 1041, Camden, Arkansas, 71701
Phone:870-837-2220

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