Acadia Parish, Louisiana

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== Acadia Parish Organization ==
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== Parish Courthouse ==
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[http://www.acadiaparishclerk.com/ Acadia Parish Courthouse]<br>PO Box 922<br>Crowley, LA 70527-0922 <br>Phone: 337-788-8881
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Parish Clerk of Court has records of marriages, divorces, wills, land, civil, and criminal law suits from 1886.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed.Acadia Parish, Louisiana p 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Historical Facts  ====
 
==== Historical Facts  ====
  
Acadia Parish was created 30 June 1886 from [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry]] Parish after an election to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.  
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Acadia Parish was created 30 June 1886 from [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry Parish]] after an election to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.  
  
*[http://classes.slis.lsu.edu/wu/7008/sp10/bfrench/project/history.html A Brief History of the Parish]
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*[http://classes.slis.lsu.edu/wu/7008/sp10/bfrench/project/history.html A Brief History of the Parish]
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*[http://www.acadia.lib.la.us/newpage1.htm Acadia Parish Facts]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ interactive map of Acadia Parish] showing boundary changes.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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*[http://la-cemeteries.com/Cemeteries%20Acadia%20Table.shtml Acadia Parish Cemeteries on la-cemeteries.com]  
 
*[http://la-cemeteries.com/Cemeteries%20Acadia%20Table.shtml Acadia Parish Cemeteries on la-cemeteries.com]  
* [http://louisianacemeteries.wikispaces.com/Acadia+Parish Acadia Parish, Louisiana Cemetery Preservation]
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*[http://louisianacemeteries.wikispaces.com/Acadia+Parish Acadia Parish, Louisiana Cemetery Preservation]  
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/louisianaa.htm Louisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Acadia to Calcasieu]
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/louisianaa.htm Louisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Acadia to Calcasieu]
  
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp;<br>LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp;<br>LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp;<br>listing by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp;<br>listing by county&nbsp;  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp;<br> cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp;<br>cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
  
 
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
  
 
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
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===== Family History Centers<br>  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
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Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Acadia Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 30, 1886
County Seat Crowley
Courthouse
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Address 425 North Parkerson Avenue

Crowley, LA 70526

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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Acadia Parish Courthouse
PO Box 922
Crowley, LA 70527-0922
Phone: 337-788-8881

Parish Clerk of Court has records of marriages, divorces, wills, land, civil, and criminal law suits from 1886.[1]

Historical Facts

Acadia Parish was created 30 June 1886 from St. Landry Parish after an election to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Acadia Parish showing boundary changes.

Record Loss

Parish Places & Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes

Records and Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Acadia Parish Cemeteries
Louisiana Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

 

Probate Records

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Repositories

County Courthouse

Public Libraries

 

Family History Centers


Societies

Websites

Websites - Acadia Parish

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana

Websites - Louisiana and US

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References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed.Acadia Parish, Louisiana p 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).