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Founded March 6, 1838
County Seat Columbia
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Caldwell Parish Courthouse
Main Street
Columbia, LA 71418
Phone: 318.649.2681 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1838 [1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1838--Caldwell Parish was created 6 March 1838 from Catahoula and Ouachita Parishes.
    Parish seat: Columbia [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

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African American


Biographies

Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
19006,917
19108,59324.2%
19209,51410.7%
193010,4309.6%
194012,04615.5%
195010,293−14.6%
19609,004−12.5%
19709,3543.9%
198010,76115.0%
19909,810−8.8%
200010,5607.6%
201010,132−4.1%
Caldwell Parish Census Data[3]

Church

Court

Ethnic

  • Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872Reel 0042, Labor Contracts (Agreements with Freedmen) 
  • Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872Reel 0070
  • Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872Reel 0071

Land

US General Land Office Records 1796 - 1907   ~  Ancestry.com

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  





Obituaries

Caldwell Parish Obituaries

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

211 Jackson Street
Columbia, LA 71418
Phone Number: 318-649=2259

 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Aurora County, Louisiana, p.289
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 


 

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