Madison County is located in Northwest Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 15,717. The county seat is Huntsville. The county was formed on September 30, 1836, and named for James Madison, President of the United States.

The Circuit Clerk and Recorder is the keeper of records for the Arkansas Circuit Courts and ex-officio recorder of the county.

Madison County is in the fourth judicial district. The administrative duties of the circuit clerk are to maintain a record of all proceedings of the circuit courts and to prepare the dockets for these courts. This includes maintaining a file of the cases pending, as well as, of all past court cases and their disposition. In addition, the circuit clerk is responsible for drawing the jury panels. In Madison County the jury panels are computer generated by random selection.

The Circuit Clerk is also ex-officio county recorder and is responsible for recording instruments which involves real property within the county and other miscellaneous documents. The Circuit Clerk swears in all notaries public.

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On behalf of the Madison County Circuit Clerk and Recorder and staff, welcome to our web site. We have spent the past few years in relentless pursuit of technological advancement. We hope that you find this site both interesting and useful. It is designed to serve both the professional, as well as the infrequent customer who would like to ascertain information within the Circuit Clerk and Recorders office. Enjoy your visit!



Phyllis Villines
Madison County Circuit Clerk and Recorder

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