Phillips County, Arkansas
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Phillips County
Phillips County is located in the southeast central part of the state bordering the Mississippi River.
It was named for the first white settler and representative to the first Territorial Legislature of the Arkansas Territory, Sylvanus Phillips.

The county was organized May 1, 1820 and was the seventh county in Arkansas.

The county seat is at Helena.

Cities, Towns and Other Populated Places

Cities:  Elaine * Helena-West Helena * Lake View * Marvell
Town:  Lexa

Unincorporated places:  
Modoc * Poplar Grove

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Phillips County Data


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Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles and Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Oct 2018:  obit for PHILLIPS
Feb 2018:  Bios for  FISHER, HARGRAVE, KEESEE, RUSSWURM, BREWER, BUSH, HICKEY; obit for FOX.  County Organization and Early History

Jan 2018:  obits for PRICE, MILLER.  Crime news for JACKSON, MOORE.  Fire news for PRINCE. Bio for FINK

Previous Updates: JONES bio; obit for MORGAN



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