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Jefferson County, AR Public Records

County District Court - Pine Bluff
223 E Third St
Pine Bluff, AR 71601 http://jefferson.ark.org/courts
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 870-541-4646
F: 870-850-2440
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
This is also known as Division 1. Division 2 is in the same building, but is a City Court.
Whitehall District Court
PO Box 20100
White Hall, AR 71612 http://whitehallar.org/
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 870-247-1420
Couriers: 101 Parkway Drive
White Hall, AR 71612
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Infractions
City District Court - Pine Bluff
223. E Third St
Pine Bluff, AR 71601 http://jefferson.ark.org/courts
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 870-541-4646
F: 870-850-2440
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
There are two Divisions (Judges) of the District Court housed here. Both court's databases are searched when a record search is done.
Circuit Court
PO Box 7433
Pine Bluff, AR 71611 http://jefferson.ark.org/courts
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM CST
P: 870-541-5311
F: 870-541-5453
Couriers: 101 W Baraaque St
Pine Bluff, AR 71611
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Domestic Relations, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Probate records are handled by the County Clerk, who can be reached thru the number above.

Jefferson County, AR Vital Records

Contact the Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County
Recorder/County Circuit Clerk
101 W Barraque, Rm 104
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
8:30AM-5PM CST
Phone: 870-541-5304
Fax: 870-541-5324

Jefferson County Vital Certificates

Jefferson 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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Jefferson County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 884.82 sq mi
Population (2009): 78,705
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 43.9%
  • Black/African American: 53.4%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 42.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -5,579
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 20.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 74.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.59
Housing Units (2000): 34,350
Homeownership Rate (2000): 66.2%
Migration Flow to Jefferson County, AR from (2007-2008):

Jefferson County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,663,235
  • Construction: $100,213
  • Retail Trade: $107,107
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $48,510
  • Retail Trade: $107,107
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $28,115
  • Manufacturing: $309,316
  • Farms: $4,321
  • Government: $500,525
Employed (2000): 33,198
Unemployed (2000): 3,018
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,484
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,168
Local Government Revenue (2007): $165,837 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $107,402 (thou. dol.)

Jefferson County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,143
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.4
Deaths (2007): 834
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 10
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.7

Jefferson County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 928
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 20
  • Forcible rape: 84
  • Robbery: 259
  • Aggravated Assault: 565
Property Crimes (2008): 5,489
  • Burglary: 1,902
  • Larceny-Theft: 3,070
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 517

Jefferson County Genealogy Records