Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

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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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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Ouachita Parish

Contents

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (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.