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Cleveland County, AR Public Records

Rison District Court
PO Box 606
Rison, AR 71665 clevelandcounty.arkansas.gov/courts
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM CST
P: 870-325-7382
F: 870-325-6366
Couriers: 20 Magnolia Street
Rison, AR 71665
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Circuit Court
PO Box 368
Rison, AR 71665 clevelandcounty.arkansas.gov/courts
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-325-6902
F: 870-325-6144
Couriers: 20 Magnolia St
Rison, AR 71665
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Domestic Relations, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released
Probate is a separate office (county clerk) and separate index at this same address. Probate fax is same as main fax number.

Cleveland County, AR Vital Records

Contact the Cleveland County Office of the Recorder/County Circuit Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Cleveland County
Recorder/County Circuit Clerk
20 Magnolia St
Rison, AR 71665
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 870-325-6902
Fax: 870-325-6144

Cleveland County Vital Certificates

Cleveland County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Cleveland County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 597.74 sq mi
Population (2009): 8,436
  • Females: 51.2%
  • White: 83.8%
  • Black/African American: 14.4%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 81.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -135
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 19.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 73.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.60
Housing Units (2000): 3,834
Homeownership Rate (2000): 82.2%
Migration Flow to Cleveland County, AR from (2007-2008):

Cleveland County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $62,526
  • Construction: $1,439
  • Retail Trade: $0
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $2,343
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $0
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $2,982
  • Farms: $15,422
  • Government: $16,927
Employed (2000): 3,642
Unemployed (2000): 213
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,211
Local Government Employment (2007): 315
Local Government Revenue (2007): $14,888 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $5,611 (thou. dol.)

Cleveland County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 114
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.1
Deaths (2007): 90
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Cleveland County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 4
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
Property Crimes (2008): 158
  • Burglary: 69
  • Larceny-Theft: 80
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 9

Cleveland County Genealogy Records