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Guide to '''Rapides Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Rapides Parish; 700 Murray St; PO Box 952; Alexandria, LA 71301; Ph. 318.473.8153 details: (Par Clk has m, div, pro, ct &amp; land rec from 1864)  
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[http://www.rapidesclerk.org/ Rapides Parish Courthouse]<br>700 Murray Street; PO Box 952;<br>Alexandria, LA 71301<br>Phone: 318.473.8153&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, <br>court&nbsp;and land records from 1864.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Rapides Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
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*'''1861-1885''' - Rapides Parish Marriage Index 1861-1885. Included in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.</ref>
  
 
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Guide to Rapides Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Rapides Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 10, 1805
County Seat Alexandria
Courthouse
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Address 701 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
(337) 721-3500
Website: www.rapidesclerk.org
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Parish Courthouse

Rapides Parish Courthouse
700 Murray Street; PO Box 952;
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: 318.473.8153 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1864.[1]

History

Parent Parish

1805--Rapides Parish was created 10 April 1805 as an original parish.
Parish seat: Alexandria [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Rapides Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Larapides.png

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Census Pop.
190039,578
191044,54512.5%
192059,44433.4%
193065,45510.1%
194073,37012.1%
195090,64823.5%
1960111,35122.8%
1970118,0786.0%
1980135,28214.6%
1990131,556−2.8%
2000126,337−4.0%
2010131,6134.2%
Rapides Parish Census Data[2]













Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

War of 1812
  • Raymond, Charles E, Rapides Parish Pensioners in the War of 1812, (New Orleans: Polyanthos c1977). FHL book 976.369 M2r.

Newspapers

 

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

 

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Rapides Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content
  2. 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. 
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.