Acadia Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Acadia Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on June 30, 1886 from St. Landry Parish. The parish was named for the Acadias who settled the area. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Acadia Parish is bordered by Evangeline Parish (north), St. Landry Parish (northeast), Lafayette Parish (east), Vermillion Parish (south), Jefferson Davis Parish (west).

Acadia Parish Cities and Towns include Church Point, Crowley, Duson, Estherwood, Eunice, Iota, Mermentau, Morse, Rayne.

A Map of Acadia Parish, Louisiana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Acadia Parish, LA Courthouse

The Acadia Parish Courthouse is located in Crowley, Louisiana. Learn More About State of Louisiana Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Acadia parish. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Acadia Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1886, Land Records from 1886, Probate Records from 1886 and Court Records from 1886. The Parish Clerk of Court performs the functions of more than one office. As the Recorder, the office of the Clerk of Court receives, files, records and indexes all mortgages, conveyances and all other instruments recorded in the Public Records for the Parish. The Clerk’s Office receives and files all pleadings, such as petitions, answers, motions and other filings in Civil and Probate matters, as well as indictments, bills of information and other filings in Criminal matters. Another function of the Clerk’s Office is the issuance of Marriage Licenses and recording their returns after the marriages are performed.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Census Records

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana External Links

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