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Woodruff County, Arkansas Overview

Woodruff County is in the Arkansas Delta in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The county is named for William E. Woodruff, founder of the state’s first newspaper, the Arkansas Gazette. Created as Arkansas’s 54th county in 1862, Woodruff County is home to one incorporated town and four incorporated cities, including Augusta, the county seat, and largest community. The county is also the site of numerous unincorporated communities and ghost towns. Occupying only 587 square miles, seven of which is water, Woodruff County is the 13th smallest county in Arkansas. As of the 2010 Census, the county’s population is 7,260 people in 3,531 households. Based on population, the county is the second-smallest county of the 75 in Arkansas. Located in the Arkansas Delta, the county is largely flat with fertile soils. Historically covered in forest, bayous, and swamps, the area was cleared for agriculture by early settlers. It is drained by the Cache River and the White River. Along the Cache River, the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) runs north-south across the county, preserving bottomland forest, sloughs, and wildlife habitat. Although no Interstate highways are in Woodruff County, two United States highways (U.S. Route 49 [US 49] and US 64) and twelve Arkansas state highways run in the county. Two Union Pacific Railroad lines cross the county. The county is located approximately 75 miles northeast of Little Rock and 81.3 miles west of Memphis, Tennessee. Woodruff County is surrounded by five other Delta counties: Jackson County to the north, Cross County to the northeast, St. Francis County to the southeast, Monroe County to the south and Prairie County to the southwest. West of Woodruff County is White County, which is something of combination point for the Delta, Ozarks, and Central Arkansas. Nine zip codes are used in the county, the largest of which is 72101.

Woodruff County Clerk Information

Woodruff County Courthouse
500 North 3rd
Augusta, AR 72006

Kelly Peebles is the county clerk: 870-347-2871

Jean Root is the circuit clerk: 870-347-2391

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 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. Also, 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.

County Clerk Website:

Woodruff County Records

The Tax Assessor is: Leslie Collins, 870-347-5151

The Tax Collector is: Phil Reynolds, 870-347-5151

Deed retrievals and title searches:
Woodruff County Circuit Court
500 North 3rd Street
PO Box 492
Augusta, AR 72006

Online services and mobile apps:

Woodruff County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Woodruff 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:Woodruff County Marriage License
Location:500 North 3rd Street, Augusta, Arkansas, 72006

Woodruff County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 500 N 3rd St, Augusta, AR 72006, United States
Phone: 870-347-2391

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