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Guide to Acadia Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Acadia Parish, Louisiana|
Location in the state of Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
|Founded||June 30, 1886|
|Address|| 425 North Parkerson Avenue|
Crowley, LA 70526
Acadia Parish Courthouse
PO Box 922
Crowley, LA 70527-0922
Parish Clerk of Court has records of marriages, divorces, wills, land, civil, and criminal law suits from 1886.
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.
See an interactive map of Acadia Parish showing boundary changes.
Parish Places & Localities
Records and Resources
- Louisiana African American Griots Project ~ USGenWeb Project
- Afrigeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy
Acadia Parish Cemeteries
- Acadia Parish Cemeteries on la-cemeteries.com
- Acadia Parish, Louisiana Cemetery Preservation
- Louisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Acadia to Calcasieu
- LA Tombstone Transcription Project
Partial records and photos - USGenWeb Archives Project
LA cemetery records by county
- African American Cemeteries
listing by county
cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
- Louisiana Census Images ~ USGenWeb Census Images Project
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.
- Family Maps of Acadia Parish, Louisiana (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
- USGW Digital Map Collection ~ USGenWeb Project
- Acadia Parish Today
- Louisiana Newspaper List ~ listing by name/parish ~ USNPL
- Louisiana Newspaper ~ listing ~ Newslink
Louisiana Probate Records ~ information on.
Louisiana Records and Statistics Information ~ where and how to order information.
- Acadia Parish Library
- Acadia Parish Library - Genealogy
- Louisiana Historical Society
- Louisiana Historical Association
Family History Centers
- Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society (on Rootsweb)
Websites - Acadia Parish
- Acadia Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Acadia Parish on n2.genealogy.com
- Acadia Parish on Kindred Trails
- Acadia Parish, La - Genealogy Forum
- Acadia Parish, Genealogy Trails
- Acadia Parish on RootsWeb
- Acadia Parish Genealogy Queries on CousinConnect.com
Websites - Louisiana and US
- LAGenWeb - Louisiana State Records
- USGenWeb - Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
- Louisiana Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Family History Library Catalog
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- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed.Acadia Parish, Louisiana p 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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