West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West_Baton_Rouge_Parish,_Louisiana|West Baton Rouge Parish]]''
  
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[[Category:West Baton Rouge, Louisiana]]
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = West Baton Rouge Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lawestba/wbr.htm West Baton Rouge Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-west-baton-rouge.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1807
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| founded date = March 31
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| seat wl = Port Allen
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| web = wbrcouncil.org
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| building image = LAWestBatonRougecourthouse.jpg
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| building address =850 8th Street<br> Port Allen, LA 70767
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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<br>West Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 107<br>Port Allen, LA 70767-0757<br>Phone:. 225.383.0378&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has birth, marriage, probate and land records.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., West Carroll Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1807--'''West Baton Rouge Parish was created 31 March 1807 from [[Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana|Pointe Coupee ]]Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Port Allen <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of West Baton Rouge Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana|East Baton Rouge]]
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*[[East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|East Feliciana]]
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*[[Iberville Parish, Louisiana|Iberville]]
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*[[Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana|Pointe Coupee]]
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*[[West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|West Feliciana]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
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==== Census  ====
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| 1900= 10285
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| 1910= 12636
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| 1920= 11092
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| 1930= 9716
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| 1940= 11263
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| 1950= 11738
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| 1960= 14796
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| 1970= 16864
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| 1980= 19086
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| 1990= 19419
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| 2000= 21601
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| estimate= 22463
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| estyear= 2006
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22121.html|title=West Baton Rouge Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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| footnote=West Baton Rouge Parish Census Data<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt|title=Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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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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==== Church  ====
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*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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==== Military  ====
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[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
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{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
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==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+West+Baton+Rouge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/West_Baton_RougeP/ West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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{{wikipedia|align="left"|West_Baton_Rouge_Parish,_Louisiana|West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana}}
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 23:57, 3 January 2013

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West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting West Baton Rouge 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 Port Allen
Courthouse
LAWestBatonRougecourthouse.jpg
Address 850 8th Street
Port Allen, LA 70767
Website: wbrcouncil.org
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Contents

Parish Courthouse


West Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse
P O Box 107
Port Allen, LA 70767-0757
Phone:. 225.383.0378 

Clerk Court has birth, marriage, probate and land records.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1807--West Baton Rouge Parish was created 31 March 1807 from Pointe Coupee Parish.
    Parish seat: Port Allen [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of West Baton Rouge Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
190010,285
191012,63622.9%
192011,092−12.2%
19309,716−12.4%
194011,26315.9%
195011,7384.2%
196014,79626.1%
197016,86414.0%
198019,08613.2%
199019,4191.7%
200021,60111.2%
Est. 200622,463[2]4.0%
West Baton Rouge 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

 

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., West Carroll Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "West Baton Rouge Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22121.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.