Washington County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Washington County Clerk Offices
Washington County Clerk280 North College AvenueFayettevilleAR72701479-444-1538
Fayetteville City Clerk113 West Mountain StreetFayettevilleAR72701479-575-8323
Prairie Grove Clerk208 East Cleveland StreetPrairie GroveAR72753479-846-3038
Springdale City Clerk107 Spring StreetSpringdaleAR72764479-750-8119
Washington County Town & City Halls
Elkins City Hall197 West 1st AvenueElkinsAR72727479-643-3400
Farmington City Hall354 West Main StreetFarmingtonAR72730479-267-3865
Fayetteville City Hall113 West Mountain StreetFayettevilleAR72701479-521-7700
Lincoln City Hall103 South Carter AvenueLincolnAR72744479-824-3321
Prairie Grove City Hall208 East Cleveland StreetPrairie GroveAR72753479-846-3038
Springdale City Hall201 Spring StreetSpringdaleAR72764479-750-8119
West Fork City Hall262 West Main StreetWest ForkAR72774479-839-3434
Winslow City Hall108 North Winslow BoulevardWinslowAR72959479-634-3901
Washington County Marriage License Office
Washington County Marriage License280 North College AvenueFayettevilleAR72701479-444-1711
Washington County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Fayetteville Public Library Website
Washington County Divorce Certificates
Washington County Genealogy Records

Statistics

Married Couples 39,565 (46.8%)
Unmarried Couples 5,938 (2.8%)
Never Married Men 32,859 (37.4%)
Never Married Women 27,881 (31.4%)
Separated Men 882 (1.0%)
Separated Women 1,311 (1.5%)
Widowed Men 1,763 (2.0%)
Widowed Women 6,627 (7.5%)
Divorced Men 8,904 (10.1%)
Divorced Women 10,061 (11.3%)

How to Search For Marriage Records in Arkansas

Marriage Records in Washington County Arkansas

Marriage Records in Washington County Arkansas can be obtained from the Office of Vital Records by requesting them online. The form for this request can be downloaded from the official website of Washington County Arkansas. Once submitted, the required information would be instantly sent to the designated office in Arkansas. There is no need to personally go to the office. You do not even have to fax anything or sign any papers.

However, the waiting time for retrieving such records may take up to two weeks. Once a document is filed in the Office of Vital Records, it is updated and can be retrieved through the same source or from the address listed on the form. Marriage Records in Washington County can be searched through a wide variety of databases provided by the various governmental agencies in the state. This is very convenient as it enables a person to search through multiple databases for a minimum cost. The cost is determined by the details provided regarding the number of records to be searched.

Marriage Records in Arkansas are considered public records. Anyone can access these records and use them for whatever purpose they like. Even the press and other media are allowed to make a copy of a record. There are restrictions though on how these copies are made and distributed. The state of Arkansas has certain laws regarding distribution of these records.

All marriage records are processed in the same manner whether they are public records or not. These include processing all the necessary background checks and assessments to verify the details given by the applicant. Once all the necessary legal documents are verified, the records are physically delivered to the respective offices in Arkansas. From there, the newly married couple can obtain their marriage records without much difficulty.

There is an option for online search; however, in order to conduct an online search you will be required to pay a token fee. This is for the reason that state departments of records do not provide this service for free. In most cases, if you conduct an online search and you want to see the records of somebody else who got married in Arkansas you will have to search from the Central State Record Office and Arkansas Vital Statistics Office. The fees for retrieving the records are different from one state to another.

There are different ways you can search for marriage records in Arkansas. If you are willing to spend some money, you may try a paid commercial record search. There are many websites that offer this kind of services. You can subscribe to their services and they will retrieve the records for you at a nominal fee. Another way is to use your favorite search engine and type the name of the person into the search bar, if there is any record of that name in the state of Arkansas you should be able to locate the marriage records.