Grant Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Grant Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on March 4, 1869 from Rapides Parish and Winn Parish. The parish was named in honor of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Grant Parish is bordered by Winn Parish (north), La Salle Parish (east), Rapides Parish (south), Natchitoches Parish (west).

Grant Parish Cities and Towns include Colfax, Dry Prong, Georgetown, Montgomery, Pollock.

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

Grant Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Grant Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Grant Parish, LA Courthouse

The Grant Parish Courthouse is located in Colfax, Louisiana. The Courthouse had an unkown records loss in the 1880's. 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 Grant 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.

  • Grant Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1880, Land Records from 1880, Probate Records from 1880 and Court Records from 1880. 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.

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Grant Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

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