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Polk County, AR Public Records

Local District Court
507 Church Ave
Mena, AR 71953 http://distctplkcoar.net/index.html
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 479-394-8140, 479-394-3271
F: 479-394-6199
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Small Claims
The District Court in Polk County has jurisdiction over the City of Mena, City of Grannis, and the County of Polk, Arkansas.
Circuit Court
507 Church St
Mena, AR 71953
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 479-394-8100
F: 479-394-8170
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Domestic Relations, Unlawful Detainer, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Probate is handled separately from the court by the County Clerk's Office. Probate fax- 479-394-8115. Docket info on probate (not civil) is at https://caseinfo.arcourts.gov/cconnect/PROD/public/ck_public_qry_main.cp_main_idx.

Polk County, AR Vital Records

Contact the Polk 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.

Polk County
Recorder/County Circuit Clerk
507 Church Ave
Mena, AR 71953
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 479-394-8100
Fax: 479-394-8170
Recorded Documents

Polk County Vital Certificates

Polk 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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Polk County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 859.38 sq mi
Population (2009): 20,259
  • Females: 50.9%
  • White: 95.3%
  • Black/African American: 0.7%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): 30
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.5%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 19.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 72.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.49
Housing Units (2000): 9,236
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.4%
Migration Flow to Polk County, AR from (2007-2008):

Polk County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $288,694
  • Construction: $9,970
  • Retail Trade: $24,093
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $31,943
  • Banking: $7,522
  • Retail Trade: $24,093
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $5,187
  • Manufacturing: $52,157
  • Farms: $44,611
  • Government: $53,684
Employed (2000): 8,380
Unemployed (2000): 514
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $22,941
Local Government Employment (2007): 777
Local Government Revenue (2007): $36,290 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $18,177 (thou. dol.)

Polk County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 258
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.8
Deaths (2007): 268
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6

Polk County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 39
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 9
  • Robbery: 3
  • Aggravated Assault: 27
Property Crimes (2008): 414
  • Burglary: 159
  • Larceny-Theft: 242
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 13

Polk County Genealogy Records

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