Union Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Union Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on March 13, 1839 from Ouachita Parish. The parish was named for the union of states which make up the U.S. . Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Union Parish is bordered by Union County, Arkansas (northwest), Ashley County, Arkansas (northeast), Morehouse Parish (east), Ouachita Parish (southeast), Lincoln Parish (southwest), Claiborne Parish (west) .

Union Parish Cities and Towns include Bernice, Downsville, Farmerville, Junction City , Lillie, Marion, Spearsville, Sterlington.

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

Union Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Union Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Union Parish, LA Courthouse

The Union Parish Courthouse is located in Farmerville, 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 Union 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.

  • Union Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1839, Land Records from 1839, Probate Records from 1839 and Court Records from 1839. 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.

Union Parish, Louisiana Census Records

Union Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

Union Parish, Louisiana Resources

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