St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on October 27, 1810 from Feliciana County and Spanish West Florida Territory. The parish was named for Saint Helena. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

St. Helena Parish is bordered by Amite County, Mississippi (north), Tangipahoa Parish (east), Livingston Parish (south), East Baton Rouge Parish (southwest), East Feliciana Parish (west).

St. Helena Parish Cities and Towns include Greensburg, Montpelier.

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

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
St. Helena Parish, LA Courthouse

The St. Helena Parish Courthouse is located in Greensburg, 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 St. Helena 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.

  • St. Helena Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1804, Land Records from 1804, Probate Records from 1804 and Court Records from 1804. 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.

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Census Records

St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

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