Jackson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy
Guide to Jackson Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Jackson Parish, Louisiana|
Location in the state of Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
|Founded||February 27, 1845|
|Address|| 500 East Court Avenue|
P.O. Box 730
Jonesboro, LA 71251
- 1 Parish Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
- 1845--Jackson Parish was created 27 February 1845 from Claiborne, Ouachita, and Union Parishes.
Parish seat: Jonesboro 
See an interactive map of Jackson Parish boundary changes.
Places / Localities
Neighboring Parishes or Counties
- Louisiana African American Griots Project ~ USGenWeb Project
- AfriGeneas ~ African American genealogy
- Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project ~ cemetery transcriptions and photos ~ USGenWeb
- Louisiana African American Cemeteries ~ cemetery transcriptions
- Interment.net ~ cemetery transcriptions and photographs
- Find A Grave ~ records by name, cemetery, location
|Jackson Parish Census Data|
- Church Angel ~ Church directory of the United States
- Catholic Diocese ~ Listing of Diocese in the United States
- Family Maps of Jackson Parish, Louisiana (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
- USGW Digital Map Library ~ USGenWeb
Military Records - Jackson Par, LAGenWeb
Newspaper Tidbits - Jackson Par, LAGenWeb
Societies and Libraries
Jackson Parish Library
614 South Polk Avenue
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Phone: (318) 259-5697
Family History Centers
- Family History Library Catalog
- Jackson Par, USGenWeb Archives Project
- Jackson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Livingston Parish, Louisiana p 290 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid
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- United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2008-02-02.