Arkansas

ARKANSAS: Click this link to see all slave labor sites in the state.

  • Statehood: 1836; some counties were established before Arkansas became a state
  • COUNTIES: Click one of the counties below to see all plantations/ workplaces in that county.
County Year Est. Details
Arkansas 1813 Formed from Montgomery County
Ashley 1843 Formed from Chicot, Union and Drew Counties
Benton 1836 Formed from Pike County and lands of the Creek Indians
Bradley 1840 Formed from Washington County
Calhoun 1850 Formed from Dallas and Ouachita Counties
Carroll 1833 Formed from Izard County
Chicot 1823 Formed from Arkansas County
Clark 1818 Formed from Arkansas County
Columbia 1852 Formed from Lafayette, Hempstead and Ouachita Counties
Conway 1825 Formed from Pulaski County
Craighead 1859 Formed from Misissippi, Green and Poinsett Counties
Crawford 1820 Formed from Pulaski County
Crittenden 1825 Formed from Phillips County
Dallas 1845 Formed from Clark and Bradley Counties
Desha 1838 Formed from Arkansas and Chicot Counties
Drew 1846 Formed from Arkansas and Bradley Counties
Franklin 1837 Formed from Crawford County
Fulton 1842 Formed from Izard County
Greene 1833 Formed from Lawrence County
Hempstead 1818 Formed from Arkansas County
Hot Spring 1829 Formed from Clark County
Independence 1820 Formed from Lawrence and Arkansas Counties
Izard 1825 Formed from Independence and Fulton Counties
Jackson 1829 Formed from Woodruff County
Jefferson 1829 Formed from Arkansas and Pulaski Counties
Johnson 1833 Formed from Pope County
Lafayette 1827 Formed from Hempstead County
Lawrence 1815 Formed from New Madrid County, Missouri
Lovely 1827 Abolished in 1828
Madison 1836 Formed from Washington County
Marion 1836 Formed from Izard County
Miller 1820 Formed from Lafayette County, abolished in 1836, returned in 1874
Mississippi 1833 Formed from Crittenden County
Monroe 1829 Formed from Phillips and Arkansas Counties
Montgomery 1842 Formed from Hot Spring County
Newton 1842 Formed from Carroll County
Ouachita 1842 Formed from Union County
Perry 1840 Formed from Conway County
Phillips 1840 Formed from Conway County
Pike 1833 Formed from Clark and Hempstead Counties
Poinsett 1838 Formed from Green and St. Francis Counties
Polk 1844 Formed from Sevier County
Pope 1829 Formed from Crawford County
Prairie 1846 Formed from Pulaski and Monroe Counties
Pulaski 1818 Formed from Arkansas County
Randolph 1835 Formed from Lawrence County
St. Francis 1827 Formed from Phillips County
Saline 1835 Formed from Pulaski and Hempstead Counties
Scott 1833 Formed from Pulaski, Crawford and Pope Counties
Searcy 1838 Formed from Marion County
Sebastian 1851 Formed from Scott, Polk, Crawford and Van Buren Counties
Sevier 1828 Formed from Hempstead and Miller Counties
Union 1829 Formed from Hempstead and Clark Counties
Van Buren 1833 Formed from Independence, Conway, and Izard Counties
White 1835 Formed from Pulaski, Jackson and Independence Counties
Yell 1840 Formed from Pope and Scott Counties
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