West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

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[http://stfrancisville.us/discovering/historic-district?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=13&sobi2Id=71 West Feliciana Parish Courthouse]<br>4789 Prosperity Street<br>Saint Francisville, LA 70775<br>Phone: 225.635.3794&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1879, <br>divorce, probate and court recordsd from 1900 <br>and land records from 1811.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., West Felicia Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
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Map of Louisiana highlighting West Feliciana Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1824
County Seat St. Francisville
Courthouse
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Address 4785 Prosperity Street
St. Francisville, LA 70775
Website: www.westfelicianaparish.org
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West Feliciana Parish Courthouse
4789 Prosperity Street
Saint Francisville, LA 70775
Phone: 225.635.3794 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1879,
divorce, probate and court recordsd from 1900
and land records from 1811.[1]

Contents

History

Parent Parish

1824--West Feliciana Parish was created 17 February 1824 from Feliciana (old) Parish.
Parish seat: Saint Francisville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of West Feliciana Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
18308,629
184010,91026.4%
185013,24521.4%
186011,671−11.9%
187010,499−10.0%
188012,80922.0%
189015,06217.6%
190015,9946.2%
191013,449−15.9%
192012,303−8.5%
193010,924−11.2%
194011,7207.3%
195010,169−13.2%
196012,39521.9%
197011,376−8.2%
198012,1867.1%
199012,9156.0%
200015,11117.0%
Est. 200615,535[2]2.8%
West Feliciana 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 Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., West Felicia Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "West Feliciana Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22125.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. ; Report on the Population of the United States at the Eleventh Census, 1890. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1895.