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Guide to '''Caddo Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Caddo Parish, Louisiana] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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Revision as of 04:13, 19 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Louisiana Gotoarrow.png Caddo Parish

Guide to Caddo Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Map of Louisiana highlighting Caddo Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Founded January 18, 1838
County Seat Shreveport
Caddo Parish Courthouse, Shreveport.jpg
Address 501 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA 71101

(318) 226-6780
Caddo Parish Clerk of Court Website

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Parish Courthouse

Caddo Parish Courthouse
501 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318.226.6911

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court
and land records from 1835.[1]


Parent Parish

  • 1838--Caddo Parish was created 18 January 1838 from Natchitoches Parish.
    Parish seat: Shreveport [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Caddo Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties



African American

A volunteer through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness is willing to search a collection of slave data covering Caddo Parish.

African American


Individual cemeteries:





Local Histories

Louisiana Museums



Louisiana Military History Online




Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.


Vital Records

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Societies and Libraries


Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Caddo Parish, Louisiana p. 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content