Place:Scott, Arkansas, United States

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Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 11,233. The county seat is Waldron. Scott County is Arkansas' 28th county, formed on November 5, 1833, and named for Andrew Scott, a justice of the Supreme Court of the Arkansas Territory. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Scott County is represented the Arkansas House of Representatives by the Republicans Terry Rice, a furniture and appliance store owner from Waldron, and Jon Eubanks, a farmer and Certified Public Accountant from Paris.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1833 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1882 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 1,694
1850 3,083
1860 5,145
1870 7,483
1880 9,174
1890 12,635
1900 13,183
1910 14,302
1920 13,232
1930 11,803
1940 13,300
1950 10,057
1960 7,297
1970 8,207
1980 9,685
1990 10,205

Research Tips

Scott county has some very good genealogy resourses. Rootsweb is a good place to start. [1]

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