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Johnson County, Arkansas

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County, Arkansas.

Formed on November 16, 1833, the county was named for Benjamin Johnson, a Territorial Judge.

The notorious bandit Bill Doolin, the founder of the Wild Bunch, was born in Johnson County in 1858 and shot to death on capture in Oklahoma in 1896.

Adjacent Counties


  • Clarksville (County Seat)
  • Coal Hill
  • Hartman
  • Knoxville
  • Lamar

Other Townships & Communities: Batson, Dickerson-Hill, Gillian Settlement, Grant, Hagarville, Harmony, Hickey, Hickeytown, Howell, Horsehead, Hunt, Lee, Low Gap, McKennon, Mulberry, Oark, Ozone, Perry, Pittsburg, Prairie, Red Lick, Sherman, Spadra, Stonewall and Ward



Johnson County Genealogy

Ozark National Forest (part)

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places