Lookup Public Records in Polk CountyArkansas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Polk County, Arkansas Overview

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,662. The county seat, and largest community is Mena. Polk County is Arkansas’s 48th county, formed on November 30, 1844, and named for James Polk, President of the United States. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county. The total area of the county is 862 square miles, 858 is land and 4.8 is water. The county has two Oklahoma county neighbors: McCurtain to the southwest and Le Flore to the northwest. All remaining bordering counties are in Arkansas, to the north, Scott, east, Montgomery, southeast Howard and south Sevier County. A portion of the nationally protected Ouachita National Forest lies inside the county lines.
There are seven zip codes used in the county, 71953 is the largest.

Polk County Clerk Information

The Polk County Courthouse address is:
507 Church Street
Mena, AR, 71953

The County Clerk’s Office:
Terri Harrison
Courthouse, 507 Church
Mena, AR 71953

Circuit Clerk:
Michelle Schnell
507 Church Ave
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-8100

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.

Polk County Records

The County Assessor:
Jovan Thomas
Mena Office
507 Church Ave
Mena, AR 71953

The Collector’s Office:
Scott Sawyer
507 Church Avenue
Mena, AR 71953

Polk County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Polk 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:Polk County Marriage License
Location:507 Church Avenue, Mena, Arkansas, 71953

Polk County Clerk
County Government Office

Address: 507 Church Ave, Mena, AR 71953, United States
Phone: 479-394-8123

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