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Evangeline Parish; 200 Court St; Ville Platte, LA 70586; Ph. 337.363.5671 Details(Par Clk has m, div, pro, ct & land rec from 1911)
| county = Evangeline Parish
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
 
| custom_text = <center>Jo Branch, Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://theusgenweb.org/la/evangeline/ Evangeline Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| county_map = La-evangeline.png
 
| state = Louisiana
 
| state_map = Louisiana.png
 
| founded year = 1910
 
| founded date = June 15
 
| seat wl = Ville Platte
 
| building image = LAEvangelinecourthouse.jpg
 
| building address =
 
}}
 
 
 
''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Evangeline_Parish,_Louisiana|Evangeline Parish]]''
 
 
 
{{RAOGKcourthouse}}
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
 
 
*'''1910--'''Evangeline Parish was created 15 June 1910 from [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry ]]Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Ville Platte <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
See an interactive map of Evangeline Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Acadia Parish, Louisiana|Acadia]]
 
*[[Allen Parish, Louisiana|Allen]]
 
*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana|Avoyelles]]
 
*[[Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana|Jefferson Davis]]
 
*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]]
 
*[[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== African American  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
 
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records 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
 
 
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
 
 
 
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==== Census  ====
 
 
 
{{USCensusPop
 
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| 1790=
 
| 1800=
 
| 1810=
 
| 1820=
 
| 1830=
 
| 1840=
 
| 1850=
 
| 1860=
 
| 1870=
 
| 1880=
 
| 1890=
 
| 1900=
 
| 1910=
 
| 1920= 23485
 
| 1930= 25483
 
| 1940= 30497
 
| 1950= 31629
 
| 1960= 31639
 
| 1970= 31932
 
| 1980= 33343
 
| 1990= 33274
 
| 2000= 35434
 
| 2010= 33984
 
| footnote=Evangeline 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>
 
}}
 
 
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
*[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
 
 
 
==== Court ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
[http://theusgenweb.org/la/evangeline/military/wwii-deadmissing01.htm WWII Army &amp; Army Air Force Missing and Dead]
 
 
 
[http://theusgenweb.org/la/evangeline/military/korea-casualties.htm Fatal Casualties of the Korean War]
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
"''[http://www.villeplattetoday.com/ Ville Platte Gazette]''"
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Evangeline|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/evangeli.htm USGenWeb Archives Project, Evangeline Par].
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/EvangelineP/ Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== References  ==
 
 
 
<references />
 
 
 
{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Evangeline_Parish,_Louisiana|Category:Evangeline Parish, Louisiana]]
 

Revision as of 20:54, 7 September 2012

Evangeline Parish; 200 Court St; Ville Platte, LA 70586; Ph. 337.363.5671 Details: (Par Clk has m, div, pro, ct & land rec from 1911)