St. James Parish, Louisiana

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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/stjamesparish.htm St. James Parish Courthouse]<br>River Rd, PO Box 106<br>Convent, LA 70723<br>Phone: 225.562.7497 <br>
  
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Parish Clerk&nbsp;has marriage records from 1846, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1809.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., St James Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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See an interactive map of St. James Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
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Revision as of 23:30, 3 January 2013

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St. James Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting St. James Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1807
County Seat Convent
Courthouse
LAStJamescourthouse.jpg
Address 5800 La Hwy. 44
Convent, LA, 70723
Website: www.stjamesla.com
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Contents

  

Parish Courthouse

St. James Parish Courthouse
River Rd, PO Box 106
Convent, LA 70723
Phone: 225.562.7497

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1846,
divorce, probate and court records from 1809.[1]

History

Parent Parish

1807--St. James Parish was created 31 March 1807 as an original parish.
Parish seat: Convent [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of St. James Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
190020,197
191023,00913.9%
192021,228−7.7%
193015,338−27.7%
194016,5968.2%
195015,334−7.6%
196018,36919.8%
197019,7337.4%
198021,4958.9%
199020,879−2.9%
200021,2161.6%
Est. 200621,721[2]2.4%
St. James Parish Census Data[3]


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

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., St James Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "St. James Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22093.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.