Richland Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Richland Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on September 29, 1868 from Ouachita Parish, Carroll Parish, Franklin Parish and Morehouse Parish. The parish was named for its rich land. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Richland Parish is bordered by Morehouse Parish (north), West Carroll Parish (northeast), East Carroll Parish (northeast), Madison Parish (east), Franklin Parish (southeast), Caldwell Parish (southwest), Ouachita Parish (west).

Richland Parish Cities and Towns include Delhi, Mangham, Rayville, Start.

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

Richland Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Richland Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Richland Parish, LA Courthouse

The Richland Parish Courthouse is located in Rayville, 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 Richland 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.

  • Richland Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1869, Land Records from 1869, Probate Records from 1869 and Court Records from 1869. 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.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Census Records

Richland Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

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Richland Parish, Louisiana External Links

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