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Rapides Parish, Louisiana
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Founded April 10, 1805
County Seat Alexandria
Courthouse
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Address 701 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
(337) 721-3500
Website: www.rapidesclerk.org
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Contents

History

Parent Parish

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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Rapides Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
190039,578
191044,54512.5%
192059,44433.4%
193065,45510.1%
194073,37012.1%
195090,64823.5%
1960111,35122.8%
1970118,0786.0%
1980135,28214.6%
1990131,556−2.8%
2000126,337−4.0%
2010131,6134.2%
Rapides Parish Census Data[2]













Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

War of 1812
  • Raymond, Charles E, Rapides Parish Pensioners in the War of 1812 (New Orleans: Polyanthos c1977). FHL book 976.369 M2r.

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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. 

 

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