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Washington County - County Clerk

Becky Lewallen

Washington County Courthouse
280 N. College, Suite 300
Fayetteville, AR 72701  
(479) 444-1711 
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The County Clerk is the official bookkeeper of the county government. The duties of the County Clerk include serving as the Clerk for the County Court and Probate division of the Circuit Court: Secretariat to the Quorum Court; Secretary to the Equalization Board and Voter Registrar.


As Clerk of the County Court, it is the County Clerk"s duty to keep an accurate record of all financial transactions within the county.


As Clerk of the Quorum Court the County Clerk's duties include keeping a complete permanent record of the proceedings of the Quorum Court including minutes, ordinances, resolutions and an index to provide easy access to the information.


As Clerk to the Probate Court, it is the duty of the County Clerk to file all instruments making them a matter of record in decedent estate cases. The Clerk, also in this capacity maintains all records relative to adoptions and guardianship cases within the County.


The County Clerk serves as the secretary of the Equalization Board and records the minutes of their meetings.


The Voter Registrationlist are maintained by the County Clerk. The County Clerk is also the custodian of Absentee Ballots and Early Voting Ballots for any early voting conducted by the County Clerk in the Courthouse. The County clerk has all the powers and duties concerning the application for, the issuance of, and the voting of absentee and early voting ballots required by law.


The County Clerk issues and maintains Marriage Licenses, DBA (Doing Business As) certificates and Minister's Certificate of record. The County Clerk also files and maintains Physician's/Nurse's Credentials/Licenses and keeps a record of all incorporated firms in the county.


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Looking for Foreclosures or Deed
and Mortgage records?
This information is not maintained by the County Clerk.
Instead, go to the Circuit Clerk's Office

Last updated: 4/17/2014 1:15:44 PM