Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide2016-06-27T01:28:06+00:00

Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Claiborne Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on March 13, 1828 from Natchitoches Parish. The parish was named in honor of Governor of Louisiana William C. C. Claiborne. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Claiborne Parish is bordered by Columbia County, Arkansas (northwest), Union County, Arkansas (northeast), Union Parish (east), Lincoln Parish (southeast), Bienville Parish (south), Webster Parish (west).

Claiborne Parish Cities and Towns include Haynesville, Homer, Athens, Lisbon, Junction City.

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

Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Claiborne Parish, LA Courthouse

The Claiborne Parish Courthouse is located in Homer, Louisiana. The courthouse at Old Athens along with all parish records were destroyed by fire on November 6, 1849 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 Claiborne 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.

  • Claiborne Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1850, Land Records from 1850, Probate Records from 1850 and Court Records from 1850. 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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Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

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