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Guide to Lafayette Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 17, 1852
County Seat Lafayette
Courthouse
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Website: www.lafayetteparishclerk.com
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Lafayette Parish Courthouse
PO Box 4508
Lafayette, LA 70502-4508
Phone: 337.291.6400 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1823.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1823--Lafayette Parish was created 17 January 1823 from St. Martin and Attakapas, Discontinued 17 Apr 1811, Parishes.
    Parish seat: Lafayette [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lafayette Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

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African American


Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

 


Census

Census Pop.
190022,825
191028,73325.9%
192030,8417.3%
193038,82725.9%
194043,94113.2%
195057,74331.4%
196084,65646.6%
1970109,71629.6%
1980150,01736.7%
1990164,7629.8%
2000190,50315.6%
Est. 2008211,000[2]10.8%
Lafayette Parish Census Data[3]

















Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Louisiana Local Histories. Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Lafayette Parish.

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., LaFayette Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Lafayette Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22055.html. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  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. 
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State (accessed 8 August, 2012)


 

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