Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Genealogy

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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence ) is a French department in the south of France, it was formerly part of the province of Provence. Nord-de-Provence was one of the 83 original departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It was renamed Haute-Provence and Basses-Alpes.  On 13 April 1970 the department of Basses-Alpes was renamed Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence ) was formerly part of the province of Provence. Nord-de-Provence was one of the 83 original departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It was renamed Haute-Provence and Basses-Alpes.  On 13 April 1970 the department of Basses-Alpes was renamed Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.  
  
There are 4 Arrondissements (Districts) with the following cantons in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence:
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There are 4 Arrondissements (Districts) with the following cantons in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence:  
  
*Barcelonnette: Barcelonnette, Le Lauzet-Ubaue
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*Barcelonnette: Barcelonnette, Le Lauzet-Ubaue  
*Castellane: Allos-Colmars, Annot, Castellane, Entrevaux, Saint-André-les-Alpes
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*Castellane: Allos-Colmars, Annot, Castellane, Entrevaux, Saint-André-les-Alpes  
*Digne-les-Bains: Barrême, Digne-les-Bains-Est, Digne-les-Bains-Ouest, La Javie, Les Mées, Mézel, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Riez, Seyne, Valensole
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*Digne-les-Bains: Barrême, Digne-les-Bains-Est, Digne-les-Bains-Ouest, La Javie, Les Mées, Mézel, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Riez, Seyne, Valensole  
 
*Forcalquiere: Banon, Forcalquier, Manosque-Sud-Est, Manosque-Sud-Ouest, La Motte-du-Caire, Noyers-sur-Jabron, Peyruis, Reillanne, Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues, Sisteron, Turriers, Volonne
 
*Forcalquiere: Banon, Forcalquier, Manosque-Sud-Est, Manosque-Sud-Ouest, La Motte-du-Caire, Noyers-sur-Jabron, Peyruis, Reillanne, Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues, Sisteron, Turriers, Volonne
  

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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is in the southern part of France. It was formerly named Basses-Alpes.

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Getting started with Alpes-de-Haute-Provence research

The Archive of The Department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence has put the following records online:

  • Church Records
  • Civil Registers
  • 10 Year Indexes
  • Yearly Indexes
  • Census Records
  • Cadastral Maps
  • Post Cards

Jurisdictions

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence ) was formerly part of the province of Provence. Nord-de-Provence was one of the 83 original departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It was renamed Haute-Provence and Basses-Alpes.  On 13 April 1970 the department of Basses-Alpes was renamed Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.

There are 4 Arrondissements (Districts) with the following cantons in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence:

  • Barcelonnette: Barcelonnette, Le Lauzet-Ubaue
  • Castellane: Allos-Colmars, Annot, Castellane, Entrevaux, Saint-André-les-Alpes
  • Digne-les-Bains: Barrême, Digne-les-Bains-Est, Digne-les-Bains-Ouest, La Javie, Les Mées, Mézel, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Riez, Seyne, Valensole
  • Forcalquiere: Banon, Forcalquier, Manosque-Sud-Est, Manosque-Sud-Ouest, La Motte-du-Caire, Noyers-sur-Jabron, Peyruis, Reillanne, Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues, Sisteron, Turriers, Volonne

There are 320 Communes in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, most are relatively small, usually rural communities.

Research Tools

Genealogical Associations

Associations généalogiques des Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Cercle Généalogique des Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Permanences et Secrétariat

Maison des Associations

29, boulevard de Temps-Perdu

04100 Manosque

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