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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Acadia Parish
 
| county = Acadia Parish
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| founded date = June 30
 
| founded date = June 30
 
| seat wl = Crowley
 
| seat wl = Crowley
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| web = www.acadiatourism.org
 
| building image = LAAcadiacourthouse.jpg
 
| building image = LAAcadiacourthouse.jpg
 
| building address =425 North Parkerson Avenue<br />
 
| building address =425 North Parkerson Avenue<br />
Crowley, LA 70526<br />(337) 788-4100<br />[http://acadiaparishclerk.com/ '''Acadia Parish Courthouse Website''']
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Crowley, LA 70526
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana|Acadia Parish]]''  
 
''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana|Acadia Parish]]''  
  
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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== Acadia Parish Organization ==
 
 
{{RAOGKcourthouse}}
 
 
 
== History ==
 
  
==== Parent Parish ====
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==== Historical Facts ====
  
*'''1886--'''Acadia Parish was created 30 June 1886 from [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Crowley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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Acadia Parish was created 30 June 1886 from [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry]] Parish after an election to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.<br>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Parish Places &amp; Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes  ====
  
 
*[[Allen Parish, Louisiana|Allen]]  
 
*[[Allen Parish, Louisiana|Allen]]  
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*[[Vermilion Parish, Louisiana|Vermilion]]
 
*[[Vermilion Parish, Louisiana|Vermilion]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Records and Resources  ==
  
 
==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}
  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[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://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
 
 
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
  
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==== Church Records ====
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
  
 
*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
 
*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
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{{RAOGKobituary}}
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*[http://www.crowleypostsignal.com/ Acadia Parish Today]
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
  
{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
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==== Probate Records ====
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
 
[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Repositories ===
  
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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==== Public Libraries  ====
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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*[http://www.acadia.lib.la.us/ Acadia Parish Library]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
  
{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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== Societies  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lapehgs/ Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society] (on Rootsweb)
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== Websites  ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Websites - Acadia Parish ===
  
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
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*[http://lagenweb.net Acadia Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) ]<br>
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/louisiana/la-parish-acadia.html Acadia Parish on n2.genealogy.com]
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Acadia|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/LA_Acadia.html Acadia Parish on Kindred Trails]  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/AcadiaP/ Acadia Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/la/acadia/ Acadia Parish, La - Genealogy Forum]  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/acadia/ Acadia Parish, Genealogy Trails]
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*[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/LA/Acadia/ Acadia Parish on RootsWeb]
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/101084 Acadia Parish Genealogy Queries on CousinConnect.com]
  
 
{{wikipedia|align="left"|Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana|Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana}}  
 
{{wikipedia|align="left"|Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana|Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana}}  
  
== Thanks to the Contributors to the Acadia Parish Pages<br> ==
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=== Websites - Louisiana and US  ===
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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+Acadia|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/AcadiaP/]
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== Thanks to the Contributors to the Acadia Parish Pages  ==
  
 
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Revision as of 06:10, 15 August 2011

Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Acadia Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 30, 1886
County Seat Crowley
Courthouse
LAAcadiacourthouse.jpg
Address 425 North Parkerson Avenue

Crowley, LA 70526

Website: www.acadiatourism.org
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Acadia Parish

Acadia Parish Organization

Historical Facts

Acadia Parish was created 30 June 1886 from St. Landry Parish after an election to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Parish Places & Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes

Records and Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

 

Probate Records

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Repositories

County Courthouse

Public Libraries

 


Societies

Websites

Websites - Acadia Parish

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Acadia_Parish,_Louisiana

Websites - Louisiana and US

Thanks to the Contributors to the Acadia Parish Pages

Contributors are people who write and edit the pages for FamilySearch Wiki. Thanks to the following contributors for helping to build this page (in alpha order). Anyone can be a contributor. Add content today!

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