Discovery Your Family History

Arkansas Family History & Genealogy Centers

Arkansas residents who are intrigued in following their family roots may not know where to begin the procedure. It has been hard to track ancestry before but not anymore. Luckily, Arkansas family history center is focused on finding them through excellent methodology and procedure. The aforementioned office of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City are working with the Arkansas LDS Family Search and a group of skilled volunteers. The family history center furnishes impressive assets, incorporating print materials, microfilm and microfiche. If you are searching a family tree or inquisitive about your family’s place inside the LDS Church, the family history center close to your Arkansas neighborhood is an exceptional place to begin your exploration.

If you have any questions or comments about family history centers, please send a message to

LDS Family History Center
8712 Horan Dr
Ft Smith, Arkansas 72903
(501) 484-5373
Tue 9a-3p; Wed 6p-8p; Thu 9a-5p; Sat (2nd & 4th) 10a-12p

Jacksonville Arkansas Family History Center
Hwy 67 / 167 N
Jacksonville, Arkansas 72023
(501) 985-2501
Tues 9-8:30 – Thurs 9-9 – Sat 9-8:30

LDS Family History Center
13901 Quail Run Dr
Little Rock, Arkansas 72210
(501) 455-4998
T-W 9a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Thu 9a.m.-5p.m.; Fri 9a.m.-3p.m.; Sat 9:30a.m.-2p.m
Notes: Mailing Address

Magnolia Arkansas Family History Center
2504 Pearce St
Magnolia, Arkansas 71753
(870) 234-7609
Thursday 9-5 and Saturdays 9-1PM

Western Hills
Just off Hwy 62 W; Back of Parking Lot
Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653
(870) 425-7744
Tues aft 1-4, Thurs 9-4, Sat morn 9-12
Notes: Contact Dale for more info

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints / Quitman Family History Center
6599 Heber Springs Rd
Quitman, Arkansas 72131
(501) 589-3628
Tuesday 9 – 5 and by appointment
Notes: For appointments calll 501 825-7384

Rogers Arkansas Stake
2805 N Dixieland Rd
Rogers, Arkansas 72712
(501) 636-0740

LDS Family History Center
300 S Cumberland
Russellville, Arkansas 72801
(501) 968-3114
Tues. & Thur. 1pm-9pm, Sat. 9am-1pm

LDS Family History Center
922 E Emma, Rm 138
Springdale, Arkansas 72756
(501) 756-8090
Sun. 1- 5 p.m. Mon. 1-9 p.m. Tue., Thu. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Wed 6-9 p.m. Fri 10 a. m.-6 p.m. Sat 10 a.m. -4 p.m
Notes: The first Church sponsered FHC outside of an LDS meetinghouse

Arkansas Genealogy Resources

Arkansas is nicknamed “The Natural State” for its variety of outdoor recreation and diverse regions. Its land records are an incredible route to track your Arkansas lineage. Moreover, it has a rich military history, beginning with the War of 1812 and proceeding through the civil war and into present day-times. Also, specified assets such as few substantial provincial chronicles and archives that may have significance as you research your Arkansas lineage.

Some great Arkansas specific genealogy resources that you definitely want to check out are:

1. Arkansas History Commission and State Archives – check out CARAT (Catalog of Arkansas Resources and Archival Treasures) with confederate records, land records and other databases. You will also find great information on the states long and rich history of land ownership at the Historical Land Records web-site (Commissioner of State Lands).

2. Arkansas Genealogical Society – databases of the societies journal and the Arkansas Ancestry Certificate Index are invaluable.

3. Arkansas Gravestones has almost 500,000 images of gravestones across Arkansas.

4. The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture gives you context for your ancestors and their lives and it’s invaluable to effectively doing Arkansas research.