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Acadia Parish, Louisiana
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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Facts

Acadia Parish

When was Acadia Parish, LA Created?
Acadia Parish was established on June 30, 1886 from St. Landry Parish.

What is the Parish Seat of Acadia Parish, LA?
The Parish Seat is located in Crowley and the parish government website is

What counties are adjacent to Acadia Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Evangeline Parish, St. Landry Parish, Lafayette Parish, Vermillion Parish, Jefferson Davis Parish.

Acadia Parish, LA Vital Records

Where can find Acadia Parish Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Acadia Parish vital records can be found at the Louisiana Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth and death records since July 1914. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Louisiana for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Acadia Parish Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Louisiana Birth or Death Certificate Application to mail.

The Louisiana State Archives has Birth Records that occurred in Louisiana more than 100 years from the end of the current calendar year. It also has Death Records that occurred in Louisiana more than 50 years from the end of the current calendar year.

Acadia Parish, LA Census Records

What Acadia Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Acadia Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Acadia Parish Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. You can get free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Louisiana Census Records Research Guide

Acadia Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

Acadia Parish Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Acadia Parish Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Acadia Parish court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Lousiana courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Lousiana residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Acadia Parish court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Louisiana Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Acadia Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Acadia Parish, LA?
A list of Acadia Parish Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Louisiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Acadia Parish, LA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Acadia Parish, LA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Acadia Parish. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is merely a listing which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.

Acadia Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Acadia Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

Acadia Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Acadia Parish LA General and History Websites

Acadia Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Acadia Parish LA Military Records

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