Boone County, Arkansas
Genealogy Trails History Group
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

Welcome to Arkansas Genealogy Trails!
This Boone County Website
is available for adoption.

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online
for the free use of all researchers.

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic webpage-making skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our Volunteer Page.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the Volunteer Page.

We regret that we are unable to
perform personal research for anybody.

Boone County

Boone County was formed from Carroll County April 9, 1869.

It was not named for Daniel Boone, as was supposed, but was called "Boon"  because it was believed that for anyone who settled here, it would be a "boon."  The "e" was added to the name later.

Portions of Bull Shoals and Table Rock Lakes are contained in the county.
It is home to North Arkansas College.

Harrison is the county seat.
[source:  wikipedia]

 Diamond City ~ Harrison

 Alpena ~ Bellefonte ~ Bergman ~ Everton ~ Lead Hill ~ Omaha ~ South Lead Hill ~ Valley Springs ~ Zinc

Unincorporated Communities
 Batavia ~ Bear Creek Springs ~ Capps ~ Hopewell ~ Little Arkansaw ~ Self

Ghost Towns
 Elixir was a town in the vicinity of many springs. It was near present-day Bergman. Heavy rains flooded the town in 1883, which was a major factor in its decline by 1892. In the 1880s, both Lead Hill and Elixir were expecting a railroad but none materialized. This also helped the town's decline. Although the town is gone, the township of Elixir remains and currently contains Bergman.

 Keener was a town around one mile south of present-day Bergman. Keener was strong in the 1880s and had a population of about 1,000 people. By 1892, Keener had begun to decline.

Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!

If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website, Email Us.
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here
at Arkansas Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.

Boone County Data


Birth Records

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Nov 2017:  Mobile Friendly!  Burials in Enon Cemetery. Flood Wreck victims.  Marriage announcement: JACKSON-BRISCOE.  Gossip news for MORRS, RAYNOR, KINDALL, CUNNINGHAM.  Community News story.  Obits for WHITESIDE, PATTY, MAHAN. County description and early history



Submit an Obituary to Us

for any of our county sites.

Visit us on FaceBook
Join our Genealogy Trails "Southern" States
Mailing List
to get email notices when our county sites are updated.

For those researching in the States of :

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky

You never know who you might meet and what family data they may share with you
-- it could start a whole new branch of the family!
We also use the mailing lists to announce our website updates.

Surrounding Counties


Visit the Arkansas State Site


Arkansas Genealogy Trails

Visit the national site of

All data on this website is ©
Copyright by GenealogyTrails with full rights reserved for original submitters.