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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Louisiana]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[West_Carroll_Parish,_Louisiana|West Carroll Parish]]''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;West Carroll Parish'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = West Carroll Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lawestca/ West Carroll Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-west-carroll.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1877
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| founded date = March 28
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| seat wl = Oak Grove
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| web =
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| building image = LAWestCarrollcourthouse.jpg
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| building address =305 East Main Street<br>Oak Grove, LA 71263
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}}
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/westcarrollparish.htm West Carroll Parish Courthouse]<br>PO Box 630<br>Oak Grove, LA 71362-0630<br>Phone: 318.428.3390&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1877, <br>divorce, probate, court and land records from 1833.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., West Carroll Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
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'''1877--'''West Carroll Parish was created 28 March 1877 from Carroll (Old)&nbsp;Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Oak Grove <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of West Carroll Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Ashley County, Arkansas|Ashley County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]
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*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana|East Carroll]]
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*[[Morehouse Parish, Louisiana|Morehouse]]
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*[[Richland Parish, Louisiana|Richland]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Lawestcarroll.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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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
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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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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| 1900= 3685
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| 1910= 6249
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| 1920= 8857
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| 1930= 13895
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| 1940= 19252
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| 1950= 17248
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| 1960= 14177
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| 1970= 13028
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| 1980= 12922
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| 1990= 12093
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| 2000= 12314
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| 2010= 11604
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| footnote=West Carroll 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
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== 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
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== 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>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193115&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+West+Carroll&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] for this parish.
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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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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+West+Carroll|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/West_CarrollP/ West Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History]&nbsp;(Linkpendium)
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{{wikipedia|align="left"|West_Carroll_Parish,_Louisiana|West Carroll Parish, Louisiana}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
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[[Category:West_Carroll_Parish,_Louisiana]]
 
[[Category:West_Carroll_Parish,_Louisiana]]

Revision as of 17:24, 15 February 2013

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West Carroll Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting West Carroll Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 28, 1877
County Seat Oak Grove
Courthouse
LAWestCarrollcourthouse.jpg
Address 305 East Main Street
Oak Grove, LA 71263
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Parish Courthouse

West Carroll Parish Courthouse
PO Box 630
Oak Grove, LA 71362-0630
Phone: 318.428.3390 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1877,
divorce, probate, court and land records from 1833.[1]

History

Parent Parish

1877--West Carroll Parish was created 28 March 1877 from Carroll (Old) Parish.
Parish seat: Oak Grove [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of West Carroll Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Lawestcarroll.png

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
19003,685
19106,24969.6%
19208,85741.7%
193013,89556.9%
194019,25238.6%
195017,248−10.4%
196014,177−17.8%
197013,028−8.1%
198012,922−0.8%
199012,093−6.4%
200012,3141.8%
201011,604−5.8%
West Carroll Parish Census Data[2]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

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

 

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: West Carroll Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., West Carroll Parish, Louisiana p 293 (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.