CENSUS RECORDS


1830

Census extracted.
Clark County

1840 - Arkansas County has been extracted.
Benton County has been extracted.
Carroll County has been extracted.
Saline County has been extracted. All names. Indexed.
Arkansas portion of Arkansas Territory extracted.

1850 - Arkansas County has been extracted.
Ashley County surnames extracted.
Benton County surnames extracted.
Bradley County surnames extracted.
Carroll County surnames extracted.
Saline County index of all names available.
Statewide surname index extracted.

1860 - Little River County schedules are missing.
Rest of state indexed.

1870 - Censuses are complete
Arkansas County has been extracted.
Carroll County has been extracted. All names. Indexed.
Marion County has been extracted. All names. Indexed.

1880

The census is complete. The Family History Center has a free searchable index online.Click Here to go to this site.

1890 - All 1890 records lost in fire.
Washington County reconstructed 1890 census available.

1900 - The censuses are complete.

1910 - The censuses are complete.

1920 - The censuses are complete.

1930 - The censuses are complete.

The USGenWeb Archives Census Images Project - Arkansas

The USGenWeb Census Project - Arkansas

Another USGenWeb Census Project


State Census Records

Statewide indexes are available for the 1840, 1850, and 1860 censuses in book and microfiche format. A Soundex (phonetic) index is available on microfilm for part of the 1880 and all of the 1900 and 1910 censuses. In addition, indexes for the 1870 census are available for many counties in Arkansas.

Mortality schedules exist for the 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 censuses. The schedules for the years 1850 to 1880 are indexed in book and microfiche format. The schedules are at the Arkansas History Commission and the University of Arkansas.

1865 - Schedules are extant for Washington County.

1911 - Census of Confederate Veterans


Territorial Census Records

The 1810 and 1820 censuses for the area that became Arkansas were destroyed. The federal census for the Territory of Arkansas is available and indexed for 1830. The Arkansas History Commission has sheriffs' censuses for several counties in 1829 and Arkansas County in 1823 (1823 census is on FHL film 977,363, item 2). These are indexed in Ronald Vern Jackson, Arkansas Sheriffs' Censuses: 1823 and 1829 (Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1978; FHL book 976.7 X2j). Only the heads of households are listed in these censuses.

1823 - Sheriff's census for Arkansas County indexed.

1825 - Sheriff's census was conducted, but no known schedules survive.

1827- Sheriff's census was conducted, but no known schedules survive.

1829 - Sheriff's census for Arkansas, Chicot, Clark, Conway, Crawford, Crittendoen, Independence, Lawrence, Miller (Texas), Stindexed.

1854 - Sheriff's census was conducted, but no known schedules survive.


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