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Opelousas, LA 70570<br />[http://stlandry.org/index.php/history-of-the-courthouse '''History of the St. Landry Parish Courthouse''']
 
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.stlandryparishgovernment.org/ St. Landry Parish Courthouse]<br>Court &amp; Landry Street<br>Opelousas, LA 70570<br>Phone: 337.942.5606&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1808, <br>divorce and court records from 1813 and probate<br>records from 1809.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., St Landry Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of St. Landry Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
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| footnote=St. Landry 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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| footnote=St. Landry 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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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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Revision as of 20:55, 12 October 2012

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting St. Landry Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1807
County Seat Opelousas
Courthouse
LAStLandrycourthouse.jpg
Address 118 South Court Street

Opelousas, LA 70570
History of the St. Landry Parish Courthouse

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  St. Landry Parish

Parish Courthouse

St. Landry Parish Courthouse
Court & Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 337.942.5606 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1808,
divorce and court records from 1813 and probate
records from 1809.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1807--St. Landry Parish was created 31 March 1807 from Opelousas (Old) Parish.
    Parish seat: Opelousas [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries





Census

Census Pop.
190052,906
191066,66126.0%
192051,697−22.4%
193060,07416.2%
194071,48119.0%
195078,4769.8%
196081,4933.8%
197080,364−1.4%
198084,1284.7%
199080,331−4.5%
200087,7009.2%
201083,384−4.9%
St. Landry Parish Census Data[2]


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

  





Probate

[[Louisiana_Probate_Records|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., St Landry 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.