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{{Louisiana-stub}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt; Acadia Parish'' <br>
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Louisiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana|Acadia Parish]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Acadia Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://theusgenweb.org/la/acadia/ Acadia Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-acadia.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1886
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| founded date = June 30
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| seat wl = Crowley
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| web = www.acadiatourism.org
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| building image = LAAcadiacourthouse.jpg
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| building address =425 North Parkerson Avenue<br />
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Crowley, LA 70526
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== 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
  
== History  ==
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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>
  
==== Parent Parish ====
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==== Historical Facts ====
  
*'''1886--'''Acadia Parish was created 30 June&nbsp;1886 from [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry]] Parish. '''Parish seat:''' Crowley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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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.
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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  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Parish Places &amp; Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Parishes  ====
  
 
*[[Allen Parish, Louisiana|Allen]]  
 
*[[Allen Parish, Louisiana|Allen]]  
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*[[Vermilion Parish, Louisiana|Vermilion]]
 
*[[Vermilion Parish, Louisiana|Vermilion]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Records and Resources  ==
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[[Image:Laacadia.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}
  
==== Court ====
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===== Acadia Parish Cemeteries =====
  
==== Land  ====
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*[http://la-cemeteries.com/Cemeteries%20Acadia%20Table.shtml Acadia Parish Cemeteries on la-cemeteries.com]
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*[http://louisianacemeteries.wikispaces.com/Acadia+Parish Acadia Parish, Louisiana Cemetery Preservation]
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/louisianaa.htm Louisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Acadia to Calcasieu]
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===== Louisiana Cemeteries  =====
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]<br>Partial records and photos -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp;<br>LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp;<br>listing by county&nbsp;
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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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==== Census  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
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==== Church Records  ====
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*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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{{RAOGKobituary}}
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*[http://www.crowleypostsignal.com/ Acadia Parish Today]
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
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==== Probate Records ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.
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=== Repositories  ===
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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==== Public Libraries  ====
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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*[http://www.acadia.lib.la.us/ Acadia Parish Library]
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*[http://www.acadia.lib.la.us/genealog.htm Acadia Parish Library - Genealogy]
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
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*[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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== Societies ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lapehgs/ Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society] (on Rootsweb)
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== Websites ==
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=== Websites - Acadia Parish  ===
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*[http://lagenweb.net Acadia Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) ]<br>
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*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/louisiana/la-parish-acadia.html Acadia Parish on n2.genealogy.com]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/LA_Acadia.html Acadia Parish on Kindred Trails]
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/la/acadia/ Acadia Parish, La - Genealogy Forum]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/acadia/ Acadia Parish, Genealogy Trails]
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*[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/LA/Acadia/ Acadia Parish on RootsWeb]
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/101084 Acadia Parish Genealogy Queries on CousinConnect.com]
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{{wikipedia|align="left"|Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana|Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana}}
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=== Websites - Louisiana and US  ===
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*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Acadia|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/AcadiaP/]
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== Thanks to the Contributors to the Acadia Parish Pages  ==
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*[[User:MarkhamMJ|MarkhamMJ]]
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*[[User:Murphynw|Murphynw]]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192918&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+Acadia&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Acadia Parish, Louisiana
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Facts
Founded June 30, 1886
County Seat Crowley
Courthouse
LAAcadiacourthouse.jpg
Address 425 North Parkerson Avenue

Crowley, LA 70526

Website: www.acadiatourism.org
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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

Laacadia.png

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

Thanks to the Contributors to the Acadia Parish Pages

Contributors are people who write and edit the pages for FamilySearch Wiki. Thanks to the following contributors for helping to build this page (in alpha order). Anyone can be a contributor. Add content today!

References

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