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Allen Parish, Louisiana
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Founded June 12, 1912
County Seat Oberlin
Courthouse
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Address P.O. Box 248
Oberlin, La. 70655
(337) 639-4351
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Parish Courthouse

Allen Parish Courthouse
PO Box G
Oberlin, LA 70655-2007
Phone: 337.639.2803

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate
and court records from 1913


History

Allen Parish is named for former Confederate States Army general and Governor of Louisiana Henry Watkins Allen. It was separated in 1912 from the larger Calcasieu Parish to the southwest.

For more information:

Parent Parish

  • 1912--Allen Parish was created 12 June 1912 from Calcasieu Parish.
    Parish seat: Oberlin [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Allen Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Allen Parish Quick Facts - U.S. Census Bureau

Church

Court

Land

Libraries

Family History Centers

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  





Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies

 

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Allen Parish, Louisiana

References

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

 

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