There are some online Hempstead County Histories available for Hempstead County, Arkansas.
Online Hempstead County Histories include:
- “The Old Town Speaks” Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas, Gateway to Texas 1835, Confederate Capital 1863, by Charlean Moss Williams, 1951 at HathiTrust
- Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas comprising a Condensed History of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of the same, a brief Descriptive History of each of the Counties mentioned…, 1890, at Google Books
- The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture, by the Central Arkansas Library System
- Shover Springs, Arkansas
- Indigent soldiers of Hempstead County, Arkansas, 1862
- Journal of the Hempstead County Historical Society
- Black slaves & early freedmen of Hempstead County, Arkansas 1819-1850
- Sam Williams : printer’s devil, memorabilia
- Hope – Hope’s first century : a commemorative history of Hope, Arkansas 1875-1975
- Washington – The old town speaks : Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas, gateway to Texas, 1835, Confederate capital, 1863
- Washington – Washington, Arkansas : history on the Southwest Trail
and see Online Arkansas Histories, Biographies, and Related Records for possible entries related to Hempstead County
Hempstead was organized 15 December 1818 with land taken from Arkansas County. For county records before Hempstead County’s creation, look to Arkansas County.