Acadia Parish, Louisiana

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==== 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.<br>
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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://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
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===== Acadia Parish Cemeteries  =====
*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;  
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;  
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*[http://la-cemeteries.com/Cemeteries%20Acadia%20Table.shtml Acadia Parish Cemeteries on la-cemeteries.com]
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
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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>P]artial 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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*[http://www.acadia.lib.la.us/ Acadia Parish Library]  
 
*[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]
 
*[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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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

Acadia Parish Organization

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

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

 


Societies

Websites

Websites - Acadia Parish

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana

Websites - Louisiana and US

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