Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on June 15, 1910 from St Landry Parish. The parish was named for the Acadian heroine of the poem "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Evangeline Parish is bordered by Rapides Parish (north), Avoyelles Parish (northeast), St. Landry Parish (east), Acadia Parish ( south), Allen Parish (west).

Evangeline Parish Cities and Towns include Basile, Chataignier, Duralde, Mamou, Pine Prairie, Bayou Chicot, Turkey Creek, Ville Platte, Lone Pine, Saint Landry.

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

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Evangeline Parish, LA Courthouse

The Evangeline Parish Courthouse is located in Ville Platte, 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 Evangeline 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.

  • Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1911, Land Records from 1911, Probate Records from 1911 and Court Records from 1911. 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.

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Louisiana Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1920, 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Resources

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana External Links

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