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Vernon Parish, Louisiana
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Founded March 30, 1871
County Seat Leesville
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Address 215 S. 4th Street
Leesville, LA 71446
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Vernon Parish Courthouse

Vernon Parish Courthouse
201 S 3rd Street
PO Box 40
Leesville, LA 71496-0040
Phone: 337.238.1384 

Parish Clerk has marrige records from 1890,
divorce, probate and court records from 1871.[1]

Parish Courthouse

Vernon Parish Police Jury
PO Box 1548
Leesville, LA
(The parish does not have its own website.)

History

  • Named for Mount Vernon

Parent Parish

1871--Vernon Parish was created 30 March 1871 from Natchitoches, Rapides, and Sabine Parishes.
Parish seat: Leesville [1]

Boundary Changes

not apparent


See an interactive map of Louisiana boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: DeRidder . Leesville
  • Towns: Hornbeck . New Llano . Rosepine
  • Villages: Anacoco . Simpson
  • Military: Fort Polk

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Allen | Beauregard | Natchitoches | Rapides | Sabine | Newton County, Texas

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Vernon Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Vernon Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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