Webster Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Webster Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on February 27, 1871 from Claiborne Parish, Bossier Parish and Bienville Parish. The parish was named in honor of U.S. statesman Daniel Webster. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Webster Parish is bordered by Lafayette County, Arkansas (north), Columbia County, Arkansas (northeast), Claiborne Parish (east), Bienville Parish (southeast), Bossier Parish (west).

Webster Parish Cities and Towns include Cotton Valley, Cullen, Dixie Inn, Doyline, Dubberly, Heflin, Minden, Sarepta, Shongaloo, Sibley, Springhill.

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

Webster Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Webster Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Webster Parish, LA Courthouse

The Webster Parish Courthouse is located in Minden, 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 Webster 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.

  • Webster Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1871, Land Records from 1871, Probate Records from 1871 and Court Records from 1871. 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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Webster Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

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