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Howard County, AR Public Records

Local District Court
426 N Main, #7
Nashville, AR 71852-2009
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-845-7522
F: 870-845-3705
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No SSN or bank account info released.
Circuit Court
421 N Main, Rm 7
Nashville, AR 71852
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-845-7506
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Domestic Relations, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile or sealed records released
Fax is 870-845-7505, but call first so they can set up line. Probate is handled by the County Clerk at this address in Room 10.

Howard County, AR Vital Records

Contact the Howard 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.

Howard County
Recorder/County Circuit Clerk

8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 870-845-7506
Fax: 870-845-7505

Howard County Vital Certificates

Howard County Vital Certificates

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Howard County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 587.42 sq mi
Population (2009): 14,291
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 76.6%
  • Black/African American: 21.2%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 12.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 64.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -9
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 7.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 21.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 70.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.55
Housing Units (2000): 6,297
Homeownership Rate (2000): 72.2%
Migration Flow to Howard County, AR from (2007-2008):

Howard County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $345,936
  • Construction: $6,643
  • Retail Trade: $17,557
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,699
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $5,441
  • Retail Trade: $17,557
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $153,383
  • Farms: $46,300
  • Government: $40,128
Employed (2000): 6,355
Unemployed (2000): 330
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,178
Local Government Employment (2007): 643
Local Government Revenue (2007): $32,576 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $19,934 (thou. dol.)

Howard County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 225
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.0
Deaths (2007): 169
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.9

Howard County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 32
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 2
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 27
Property Crimes (2008): 379
  • Burglary: 140
  • Larceny-Theft: 227
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 12

Howard County Genealogy Records