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Prefecture

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History

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

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.

Historic Province

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

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.

Populated Places

Neighboring Departments

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Civil Registration

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Societies and Libraries

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

Permanences et Secrétariat
Maison des Associations
29, boulevard de Temps-Perdu
04100 Manosque

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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