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Phillips County, AR Public Records

Local District Court
226 Perry St
Helena, AR 72342 phillipscounty.arkansas.gov/courts
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 870-817-7450
F: 870-338-9832
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Circuit Court
620 Cherry St, #206
Helena, AR 72342 phillipscounty.arkansas.gov/courts
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 870-338-5515
F: 870-338-5513
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Domestic Relations, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Probate records located in the County Clerk office.

Phillips County, AR Vital Records

Contact the Phillips 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.

Phillips County
Recorder/County Circuit Clerk
http://phillipscounty.arkansas.gov/
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 870-338-5515
Fax: 870-338-5513

Phillips County Vital Certificates

Phillips 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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Phillips County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 692.67 sq mi
Population (2009): 20,921
  • Females: 54.5%
  • White: 36.5%
  • Black/African American: 61.5%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 35.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -5,524
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 34.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 62.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.69
Housing Units (2000): 10,859
Homeownership Rate (2000): 56.2%
Migration Flow to Phillips County, AR from (2007-2008):

Phillips County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $280,517
  • Construction: $6,609
  • Retail Trade: $23,294
  • Professional and Technical Services: $8,066
  • Healthcare: $39,130
  • Banking: $7,733
  • Retail Trade: $23,294
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $16,340
  • Farms: $25,076
  • Government: $76,738
Employed (2000): 8,929
Unemployed (2000): 1,133
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $24,703
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,065
Local Government Revenue (2007): $56,042 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $25,388 (thou. dol.)

Phillips County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 389
  • Per 1,000 population: 17.8
Deaths (2007): 296
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.4

Phillips County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 318
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 18
  • Robbery: 47
  • Aggravated Assault: 251
Property Crimes (2008): 1,081
  • Burglary: 579
  • Larceny-Theft: 467
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 35

Phillips County Genealogy Records