Catahoula Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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Catahoula Parish, Louisiana
Map of Louisiana highlighting Catahoula Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Founded March 23, 1808
County Seat Harrisonburg
Address 301 Bushley Street
Room 101
Harrisonburg, LA 71340
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Parish Courthouse

Catahoula Parish County Courthouse
301 Bushley Street; PO Box 198
Harrisonburg, LA 71340-0198
Phone: 318.744.5497 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1830,
burial, probate and divorce records from 1800’s,
land records from 1808 and military records [1]




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



Catahoula Parish Websites

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  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002) Catahoula County, Louisiana, p.290</reffckLRfckLR == History ==fckLRfckLR==== Parent Parish ====fckLRfckLR*1808--Catahoula Parish was created 23 March 1808 from Rapides Parish. <br>Parish seat: Harrisonburg <<ref> fckLRfckLRfckLRfckLR==== Boundary Changes ====fckLRfckLRSee an interactive map of Catahoula Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years) fckLRfckLR==== Record Loss ====fckLRfckLR== Places / Localities ==fckLRfckLR==== Populated Places ====fckLRfckLR==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties ====fckLRfckLR*Avoyelles fckLR*Caldwell fckLR*Concordia fckLR*Franklin fckLR*LaSalle fckLR*TensasfckLRfckLR== Resources ==fckLRfckLR==== African American ====fckLRfckLR*Louisiana African American Griots Project  ~  USGenWeb Project fckLR*Afrigeneas - African Ancestored GenealogyfckLRfckLR<br>fckLRfckLR==== Cemeteries ====fckLRfckLR*LA Tombstone Transcription Project  ~  partial records and photos  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project fckLR*  ~ LA cemetery records by county  fckLR*African American Cemeteries  ~  listing by county  fckLR*  ~  cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surnamefckLRfckLR  fckLRfckLR<br><br><br><br>fckLRfckLR==== Census ====fckLRfckLR{{USCensusPopfckLR| title=fckLR| 1790=fckLR| 1800=fckLR| 1810=fckLR| 1820=fckLR| 1830=fckLR| 1840=fckLR| 1850=fckLR| 1860=fckLR| 1870=fckLR| 1880=fckLR| 1890=fckLR| 1900= 16351fckLR| 1910= 10415fckLR| 1920= 11074fckLR| 1930= 12451fckLR| 1940= 14618fckLR| 1950= 11834fckLR| 1960= 11421fckLR| 1970= 11769fckLR| 1980= 12287fckLR| 1990= 11065fckLR| 2000= 10920fckLR| 2010= 10407fckLR| footnote=Catahoula Parish Census Data<REF>United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". Retrieved 2008-02-02.