Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Records
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on March 31, 1807 from Rapides (old) County, Louisiana Territory, as one of the original 19 parishes. The parish was named for the Avoyel Native American people ..
Avoyelles Parish is bordered by La Salle Parish (north, Catahoula Parish (north), Concordia Parish (northeast), West Feliciana Parish (east), Pointe Coupee Parish (southeast), St. Landry Parish (south), Evangeline Parish (southwest), Rapides Parish (west).
Avoyelles Parish Cities and Towns include Bordelonville, Bunkie, Center Point, Cottonport, Evergreen, Hessmer, Mansura, Marksville, Moreauville, Plaucheville, Simmesport.
A Map of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records
Avoyelles Parish, LA Courthouse
The Avoyelles Parish Courthouse is located in Marksville, Louisiana. There was records destruction in 1856? from Unkown causes. Learn More About State of Louisiana Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Avoyelles parish. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Avoyelles Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1808, Land Records from 1808, Probate Records from 1856 and Court Records from 1856. 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.
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Census Records
- Learn More: State of Louisiana Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, Census Substitutes Index, 1791-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1699 Through 1732
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Louisiana Vital Records
- Birth Records: from July 1914 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1914 to present
- Death Records: Certified copies available from the Clerk of the Court
- Divorce Records: Certified copies are available from the Clerk of the Court
- Locations: Louisiana Office of Vital Statistics, Louisiana State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth or Death Certificate Applications.
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Resources
- Commission Des Avoyelles, P.O. Box 28, Hamburg 71339-0028
- Central Louisiana Genealogical Society
- Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Message Boards
- Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Forum
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana External Links
- Louisiana Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
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- Louisiana Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
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- Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Louisiana (1805 - 1985)
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- Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Ancestry Database Collections
- Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Military Records