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Arkansas county outline with Jackson County highlightedWelcome to the Jackson County, Arkansas website, a part of the ARGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects. The purpose of this website is to provide access to free genealogical resources related to Jackson County, Arkansas families and history - resources that are provided exclusively through volunteer contributions. Please review the links at the navigation bar above and at the sidebar to see what's available, and also please consider contributing material from your research to build this site and assist other researchers!

My name is Mark Williamson, and I am the volunteer County Coordinator for the Jackson County, Arkansas website.  Join me in extending a special "thank you" to Charlotte Smith, who was the original Coordinator for this website from "the beginning" through April 2014.

Please "pardon our dust" while website renovations are going on. You may want to access the original site in the meantime while new working pages and links are being established.

Brief History of Jackson County

Jackson County was created in 1829 as part of the Arkansas Territory, with land taken from Independence County, and was named for then-President Andrew Jackson. Jackson County was of the original 34 counties in existence when Arkansas achieved statehood in 1836. More...