Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/pointcoupeeparish.htm Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse]<br>160 E Main Street<br>New Roads, LA 70760<br>Phone: 225.638.9596&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage records from 1735, <br>divorce records from 1800, probate, court <br>and land records from 1780.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Pointe Coupee, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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See an interactive map of Pointe Coupee Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Pointe Coupeé Parish.
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*September 29, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la016.htm Stirling’s Plantation], also known as Fordoche Bridge<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la016.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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Pointe Coupee 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 April 10, 1805
County Seat New Roads
Courthouse
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Address 201 East Main Street
New Roads, LA 70760
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse
160 E Main Street
New Roads, LA 70760
Phone: 225.638.9596 

Clerk Court has marriage records from 1735,
divorce records from 1800, probate, court
and land records from 1780.[1]

History

Parent Parish

1805--Pointe Coupee Parish was created 10 April 1805 as an original parish.
Parish seat: New Roads [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Pointe Coupee Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 






Census

Census Pop.
18103,187
18305,942
18407,89832.9%
190025,777
191025,289−1.9%
192024,697−2.3%
193021,001−15.0%
194024,00414.3%
195021,841−9.0%
196022,4883.0%
197022,002−2.2%
198024,0459.3%
199022,540−6.3%
200022,7631.0%
Est. 200622,648[2]−0.5%
Pointe Coupee Parish Census Data[3][4]














Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Pointe Coupeé 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., Pointe Coupee, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Pointe Coupee Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22077.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. http://oseda.missouri.edu/mscdc/census/us/trend/counties/S22LA/C22077
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)