Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.plaqueminesparish.com/ Plaquemines Parish Courthouse]<br>Highway 39; <br>Pointe a la Hache, LA 70082-9999<br>Phone: 504.333.4343&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1809, <br>divorce, probate court and land records from 1800.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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See an interactive map of Plaquemines Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Plaquemines Parish.
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*April 16-28, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la001.htm Forts Jackson and St. Philip]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/LAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.
  
 
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Revision as of 23:14, 3 January 2013

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Plaquemines 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 March 31, 1807
County Seat Pointe a la Hache
Courthouse
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Plaquemines Parish Courthouse
Highway 39;
Pointe a la Hache, LA 70082-9999
Phone: 504.333.4343 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1809,
divorce, probate court and land records from 1800.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1807--Plaquemines Parish was created 31 March 1807 from Orleans Parish.
    Parish seat: Pointe a la Hache [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Plaquemines Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 





Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190013,039
191012,524−3.9%
192010,194−18.6%
19309,608−5.7%
194012,31828.2%
195014,23915.6%
196022,54558.3%
197025,22511.9%
198026,0493.3%
199025,575−1.8%
200026,7574.6%
Est. 200622,512[2]−15.9%
Plaquemines Parish Census Data[3]











Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Plaquemines 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

 

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Plaquemines Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22075.html. Retrieved 2007-06-12. 
  3. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2007-06-12. 
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)