Miller County, Arkansas
Miller County Clerk
400 Laurel Street
Texarkana, AR 71854
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on Holidays
Janet Satterfield – Elections
Teresa Reed – Chief Deputy
Annette Freeman - Probate
Marna Ward - Payroll
Betty Sutton - Payables
The County Clerk’s office of Miller County is responsible for payroll, accounts payable, elections, voter registration, county court, circuit probate court, DBA’s, equalization board records, marriage licenses and other duties.
The County Clerk keeps complete, permanent records of the proceedings of the quorum court. In probate court, the clerk files instruments in decedent estate cases. The clerk maintains adoptions and guardianship records within the county.
Both parties must be 18 years or older and have certified proof of age (State issued birth certificate, valid driver’s licenses). For ages 16 – 17 years - Must have a birth certificate, and both parents’ consent. If parents are divorced the parent that has full custody must give consent. The divorce must be the latest court document. The cost is $60.00 cash (no checks please) Certified copies of Marriage Licenses are available for $5.00 each.
Covenant Marriage License
In order to have a Covenant Marriage Licenses issued, which is optional, you must go through several months of counseling by a minister, priest, rabbi clerk of the Society of Friends, any clergy member of any religious sect, a licensed professional counselor, licensed associate counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed clinical psychologist or licensed associate marriage and family therapist.
Must be 18 years of age, a US citizen and a resident of Miller County. In order to vote in an election, you must be registered 30 days before the day of the Election.
Absentee Voter applications: You can download the absentee voter applications form or request your application by phone or in writing. All applications must be received in our office by mail or fax on later than 7 days before the election. Absentee ballots are mailed out starting three weeks before an election.
You can download an Arkansas Voter Registration Application form from: www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/elections_pdfs/voter/voter_reg_ap_ar.pdf
CLICK LINK for information on voter registration: http://www.votenaturally.org/registration.html
Birth / Death Certificates
Applications for birth and death certificates are available. All birth and death records are recorded in Little Rock with the office of Vital Records. These records date back to 1914.
You can download a birth certificate application form or a death certificate application form by going to: http://www.healthyarkansas.com/certificates/certificates.html
Articles of Incorporation: Assumed Names (DBA)
Minister’s Credentials: A minister must have his credentials recorded in the State before performing marriage ceremonies.
Equalization Board petitions.
Quorum and County Court
Voter registration and Absentee, Early voting
Recording and issuing of licenses and other records
Board of Equalization
Marriage Licenses (cash only) $ 60.00
Certificate Copy $ 5.00
Articles of Incorporation $ 25.00
Assumed Business Names $ 25.00
Limited Partnership $ 25.00
Minister & Professional Credentials $ 5.00
Voter List (paper copy) $ .01 per name
Voter Disk $ 50.00 per disk
County Court $ 30.00
Probate Court $165.00