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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Louisiana]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Red_River_Parish,_Louisiana|Red River Parish]]''
== History and Tidbits ==
 
  
=== Cities ===
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=== Communities ===
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=== County Government Site ===
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{{LADC}}
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Resources ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
=== Cemeteries ===
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| county = Red River Parish
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laredriv/ Red River Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-red-river.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1871
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| founded date = March 2
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| seat wl = Coushatta
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| building image = Red River Parish courthouse.jpg
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| building address =615 Carroll St<br />PO Box 485<br />Coushatta, LA 71019
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}}
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://redriverclerk.com/ Red River Parish Courthouse]<br>615 East Carroll Street<br>Coushatta, LA 71019<br>Phone: 318.932.6741&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has marriage and probate records from 1871, <br>divorce and court records from 1904.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Red River Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1871--'''Red River Parish was created 2 March 1871 from [[Caddo Parish, Louisiana|Caddo]], [[Bienville Parish, Louisiana|Bienville]], [[Bossier Parish, Louisiana|Bossier]], [[DeSoto Parish, Louisiana|DeSoto]], and [[Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana|Natchitoches]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Coushatta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Red River Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties ====
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*[[Bienville Parish, Louisiana|Bienville]]
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*[[Bossier Parish, Louisiana|Bossier]]
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*[[Caddo Parish, Louisiana|Caddo]]
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*[[DeSoto Parish, Louisiana|DeSoto]]
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*[[Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana|Natchitoches]]
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== Resources ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
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==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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==== Census  ====
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| 1880= 8573
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| 1890= 11318
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| 1900= 11548
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| 1910= 11402
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| 1920= 15301
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| 1930= 16078
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| 1940= 15881
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| 1950= 12113
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| 1960= 9978
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| 1970= 9226
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| 1980= 10433
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| 1990= 9387
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| 2000= 9622
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| 2010= 9091
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| footnote=Red River Parish Census Data<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt|title=Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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}} <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
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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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==== Church  ====
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*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Red River Parish.
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*April 12-13, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la020.htm Blair’s Landing], also known as Pleasant Hill Landing<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la020.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/LAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Louisiana
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[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
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{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
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==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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==== Taxation  ====
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Red+River|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Red_RiverP/ Red River Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 23:15, 3 January 2013

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Red River Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Red River Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 2, 1871
County Seat Coushatta
Courthouse
Red River Parish courthouse.jpg
Address 615 Carroll St
PO Box 485
Coushatta, LA 71019
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Parish Courthouse

Red River Parish Courthouse
615 East Carroll Street
Coushatta, LA 71019
Phone: 318.932.6741 

Clerk Court has marriage and probate records from 1871,
divorce and court records from 1904.[1]

History

Parent Parish

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Red River Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries





Census

Census Pop.
18808,573
189011,31832.0%
190011,5482.0%
191011,402−1.3%
192015,30134.2%
193016,0785.1%
194015,881−1.2%
195012,113−23.7%
19609,978−17.6%
19709,226−7.5%
198010,43313.1%
19909,387−10.0%
20009,6222.5%
20109,091−5.5%
Red River Parish Census Data[2]

















Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Red River Parish.

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

  





Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

 

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Red River 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August, 2012)