Ashley County, Arkansas

County Services

Online Services

Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes Payments

Service Contact Information:
Visit the Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes Payments website.

Personal Property Assessments

Service Contact Information:
Visit the Personal Property Assessments website.

County Services

Adoption and Guardianship Records

Adoption and guardianship records are filed in the County Clerk’s Office.  Availability is subject to privacy and legal restrictions.

Service Contact Information:
County Clerk | 870-853-2020

Assessments

The Assessor’s Office maintains current appraisal and assessment records, makes changes in valuations as they occur, stays abreast of property transactions within the county and keeps a file on properties updated throughout the year.  Personal property assessments must be made by May 31st of each year.

Service Contact Information:
Assessor | 870-853-2060

Burn Ban Status

It is the authority of the County Judge to determine if a burning ban should be activated.  If the Ashley County is under a burn ban, it will be listed on the first page of the Ashley County Website.

Service Contact Information:
County Judge | 870-853-2000

Business Services

County business services include corporation declarations, professional license registration, DBA (Doing Business As) declarations, and minister’s certificates.

Service Contact Information:
County Clerk | 870-853-2020

Coroner

The Coroner is responsible for reporting all county deaths and performing a full investigation, with the exception of hospice and natural cause hospital deaths (minimum of 24 hour stay at the hospital).  All other deaths, including nursing home and emergency room deaths, must be reported and/or investigated by the Coroner.

Service Contact Information:
Coroner | 870-853-5252

County Library

Available for borrowing are adult and juvenile books,audio books,music CDs,DVDs and magazines. There is no charge for borrowing items,but if items are returned late,a fee of 5 cents per day is charged. Anyone may obtain a library card free of charge.

The library also provides free WiFi service.

Other services provided are copying and faxing. There is a charge of $.25, $.5O and $1.00(full page
color) per page for copies, and $1.00 per page for faxes .

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Court Services

County, Circuit, and District Courts file dockets and official court records with the Circuit Clerk’s Office. 

Service Contact Information:
Circuit Clerk | 870-853-2030

Laws and Ordinance

For information about laws, ordinances and resolutions specific to Ashley County, please contact the County Clerk.

Service Contact Information:
Circuit Clerk | 870-853-2020

Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses are issued and recorded in the County Clerk’s office.  The fee for a marriage license is $60 and both parties must be present. For license requirements Click Here.

Service Contact Information:
County Clerk | 870-853-2020

Passports

Passport applications are available in the Circuit Clerk’s Office.  For requirements Click Here.

Service Contact Information:
Circuit Clerk | 870-853-2030

Planning

Developers must file their land use plans with the Circuit Clerk’s Office.  These include subdivisions, informal plats, tract and lot splits, commercial developments, master development plans, and planned unit developments.

Service Contact Information:
Circuit Clerk | 870-853-2030

Public Records

The following records are maintained by the County Clerk’s Office:  real estate taxes, personal property taxes, marriage, county courts, county roads, county schools, probate, corporations, wills, voter, mining and cemetery. (Get with elected officials and see who actually has each of these records.)

Service Contact Information:
County Clerk | 870-853-2020

Real Property Services

Real property legal documents are recorded in the Circuit Clerk’s Office.  They include deeds, mortgages, liens, surety bonds, and plats.

Service Contact Information:
Circuit Clerk | 870-853-2030

Road Department

County services include pothole patching and crack filling of asphalt pavements,grading of unpaved roads, shoulder repair along with guard rail maintenance and replacement,traffic sign maintenance and replacement, pavement striping,bridge inspection and maintenance, drainage structure maintenance such as culverts and ditches.

Service Contact Information:
David Booth | 870-853-2000

Sheriff Services

County jail, warrants, crime prevention, criminal investigation, noise complaints, child abuse investigation and law enforcement.

Service Contact Information:
Sheriff | 870-853-2040

Solid Waste

Ashley County does offer bulk pickup of larger items excluding tree limbs,big tractor tires and asbestos shingles.

Service Contact Information:
Deana Hughes | 870-853-2000