Acadia Parish, Louisiana

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Guide to '''Acadia Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Acadia Parish Organization  ==
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[http://www.acadiaparishclerk.com/ Acadia Parish]<br>PO Box 922<br>Crowley, LA 70527-0922<br>Phone: 337.788.8881<br>
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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  
  
Parish Clerk has all records of marriages, divorces, wills, land, civil, and criminal law suits from 1886.  
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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]  
 
*[http://classes.slis.lsu.edu/wu/7008/sp10/bfrench/project/history.html A Brief History of the Parish]  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Acadia Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ 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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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Parish Places &amp; Localities  ==
 
== Parish Places &amp; Localities  ==
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== Records and Resources  ==
 
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==== African American  ====
 
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Acadia Parish, Louisiana] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
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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.  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Societies  ==
 
== Societies  ==
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=== Websites - Acadia Parish  ===
 
=== Websites - Acadia Parish  ===
  
*[http://lagenweb.net Acadia Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) ]<br>
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*[http://lagenweb.net Acadia Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) ]<br>  
 
*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/louisiana/la-parish-acadia.html Acadia Parish on n2.genealogy.com]  
 
*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/louisiana/la-parish-acadia.html Acadia Parish on n2.genealogy.com]  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/LA_Acadia.html Acadia Parish on Kindred Trails]  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/LA_Acadia.html Acadia Parish on Kindred Trails]  
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Guide to Acadia Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Acadia Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
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

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African American

Cemeteries

Acadia Parish Cemeteries
Louisiana Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Louisiana Land and Property for additional information about early Louisiana land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse where records are also currently housed.

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

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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).