St. Martin Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide2016-11-28T02:35:43+00:00

St. Martin Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

St. Martin Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on April 17, 1811 from Attakapas Parish as one of the original 19 parishes. The parish was named in honor of Saint Martin. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

St. Martin Parish is bordered by St. Landry Parish (north), Pointe Coupee Parish (northeast), Iberville Parish (east), Assumption Parish (southeast), St. Mary Parish (southwest), Lafayette Parish (west), Iberia Parish (south).

St. Martin Parish Cities and Towns include Breaux Bridge, Cecilia, Henderson, Parks, St. Martinville.

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

St. Martin Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

St. Martin Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
St. Martin Parish, LA Courthouse

The St. Martin Parish Courthouse is located in Saint Martinville, 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 St. Martin 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.

  • St. Martin Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1756, Land Records from 1760, Probate Records from 1700s and Court Records from 1800s. 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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