Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

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| county = Ouachita Parish
 
| county = Ouachita Parish
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| founded date = April 10
 
| founded date = April 10
 
| seat wl = Monroe
 
| seat wl = Monroe
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| building address =300 St John Street<br />Monroe, LA 71201
 
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.opclerkofcourt.com/ Ouachita Parish Courthouse]<br>300 St John Street<br>Monroe, LA 71201<br>Phone: 318.327.1444&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1800’s, <br>divorce, court and probate records from 1900, <br>land records from 1790’s and some military records.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Ouachita Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Ouachita Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
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{{RAOGKcemetery}} To view the vast majority of Cemetery Listings for Ouachita (Pronounced Wash-taw) Parish visit http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/ouachita/cemetery.htm  
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}} To view the vast majority of Cemetery Listings for Ouachita (Pronounced Wash-taw) Parish visit http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/ouachita/cemetery.htm  
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| footnote=Ouachita Parish Census Data<REF>{{cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt|title=Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</REF>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Monroe Louisiana Family History Center]]
  
 
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Revision as of 21:05, 12 October 2012

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Ouachita Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 10, 1805
County Seat Monroe
Courthouse
Ouachita Parish Courthouse.jpg
Address 300 St John Street
Monroe, LA 71201
Website: oppj.org
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Ouachita Parish Courthouse
300 St John Street
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone: 318.327.1444 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1800’s,
divorce, court and probate records from 1900,
land records from 1790’s and some military records.[1]

History

Parent Parish

1805--Ouachita Parish was created 10 April 1805 as an original parish.
Parish seat: Monroe [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Ouachita Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

To view the vast majority of Cemetery Listings for Ouachita (Pronounced Wash-taw) Parish visit http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/ouachita/cemetery.htm 

Census

Census Pop.
190020,947
191025,83023.3%
192030,31917.4%
193054,33779.2%
194059,1688.9%
195074,71326.3%
1960101,66336.1%
1970115,38713.5%
1980139,24120.7%
1990142,1912.1%
2000147,2503.6%
Est. 2006149,259[2]1.4%
Ouachita Parish Census Data[3]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Ouachita Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Ouachita Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22073.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.