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Jackson Parish; 500 E Court St; PO Box 730; Jonesboro, LA 71251; Ph. 318.259.2424 Details: (Par Clk has m, div, land, pro, mil 7 ct rec from 1800)
| county = Jackson Parish
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
 
| custom_text = <center>Jo Branch,Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://theusgenweb.org/la/jackson/index.htm Jackson Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| county_map = La-jackson.png
 
| state = Louisiana
 
| state_map = Louisiana.png
 
| founded year = 1845
 
| founded date = February 27
 
| seat wl = Jonesboro
 
| web = jacksonparishclerk.org
 
| building image = Jackson Parish, LA, Courthouse in Jonesboro MVI 2676.jpg
 
| building address =500 East Court Avenue<br />P.O. Box 730<br />Jonesboro, LA 71251
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Jackson_Parish,_Louisiana|Jackson Parish]]''
 
 
 
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== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
 
 
*'''1845--'''Jackson Parish was created 27 February 1845 from [[Claiborne Parish, Louisiana|Claiborne]], [[Ouachita Parish, Louisiana|Ouachita]], and [[Union Parish, Louisiana|Union]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Jonesboro <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 Jackson Parish [http://www.n2genealogy.com/louisiana/la-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Bienville Parish, Louisiana|Bienville]]
 
*[[Caldwell Parish, Louisiana|Caldwell]]
 
*[[Lincoln Parish, Louisiana|Lincoln]]
 
*[[Ouachita Parish, Louisiana|Ouachita]]
 
*[[Winn Parish, Louisiana|Winn]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== African American  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas] ~ African American genealogy
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ cemetery transcriptions and photos ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ Louisiana African American Cemeteries] ~ cemetery transcriptions
 
*[[Www.interment.net|Interment.net]] ~ cemetery transcriptions and photographs
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; records by name, cemetery, location
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
 
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| 1810=
 
| 1820=
 
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| 1840=
 
| 1850=
 
| 1860=
 
| 1870=
 
| 1880=
 
| 1890=
 
| 1900= 9119
 
| 1910= 13818
 
| 1920= 14486
 
| 1930= 13808
 
| 1940= 17807
 
| 1950= 15434
 
| 1960= 15828
 
| 1970= 15963
 
| 1980= 17321
 
| 1990= 15705
 
| 2000= 15397
 
| 2010= 16274
 
| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22049.html|title=Jackson Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
 
| footnote=Jackson 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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==== Church  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com Church Angel ]~&nbsp; Church directory of the United States
 
*[http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/country/dus2.html#l Catholic Diocese] ~ Listing of Diocese in the United States
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Library&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
[http://theusgenweb.org/la/jackson/military.htm Military Records] - Jackson Par, LAGenWeb
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
[http://theusgenweb.org/la/jackson/news.htm Newspaper Tidbits] - Jackson Par, LAGenWeb
 
 
 
==== <br>Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
Jackson Parish Library<br>614 South Polk Avenue<br>Jonesboro, LA 71251<br>Phone: (318) 259-5697<br>[http://www.jackson.lib.la.us/ Website]
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/jackson.htm Jackson Par, USGenWeb Archives Project]
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/JacksonP/ Jackson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== References  ==
 
 
 
<references />
 
 
 
{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Jackson_Parish,_Louisiana]]
 

Revision as of 21:00, 7 September 2012

Jackson Parish; 500 E Court St; PO Box 730; Jonesboro, LA 71251; Ph. 318.259.2424 Details: (Par Clk has m, div, land, pro, mil 7 ct rec from 1800)