Winn Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Winn Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on February 24, 1852 from Natchitoches Parish, Rapides Parish and Catahoula Parish. The parish was named in honor of Louisiana state legislator Walter Winn . Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Winn Parish is bordered by Jackson Parish (north), Caldwell Parish (northeast), La Salle Parish (southeast), Grant Parish (south), Natchitoches Parish (west), Bienville Parish (northwest).

Winn Parish Cities and Towns include Atlanta, Calvin, Dodson, Sikes, Tullos, Winnfield.

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

Winn Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Winn Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Winn Parish, LA Courthouse

The Winn Parish Courthouse is located in Winnfield, 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 Winn 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.

  • Winn Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1886, Land Records from 1886, Probate Records from 1886 and Court Records from 1886. 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.

Winn Parish, Louisiana Census Records

Winn Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

Winn Parish, Louisiana Resources

Winn Parish, Louisiana External Links

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