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When was Concordia Parish, LA Created?
Concordia Parish was established on March 31, 1807 as one of the original 19 parishes. (originally created on April 10, 1805 as Concordia County, Louisana Territory as one of the original 12 counties). The county name is of uncertain origin; may be from an early land grant called New Concordia, from the "concord" reached by local authorities over a mutual surrender of slaves, or for a mansion called Concord which was owned by Spanish Governor Manuel Gayoso de Lemos
What counties are adjacent to Concordia Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Tensas Parish (north), Adams County, MS (northeast), Wilkinson County, MS (east), West Feliciana Parish (southeast), Pointe Coupee Parish (south), Avoyelles Parish (southwest), Catahoula Parish (west).
What cities and towns are in Concordia Parish, LA?
Cities and towns located in the Parish include Clayton, Ferriday, Ridgecrest, Vidalia.
Where can find Concordia Parish Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Concordia 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 Concordia 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.
What Concordia Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Concordia Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Concordia Parish Slave Schedules can be found for 1850 & 1860. Concordia Parish Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Concordia Parish Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Concordia 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
What genealogical records can I find in the Concordia Parish Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Concordia Parish. The years listed below are the first noted records with this parish. See Also Louisiana Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Concordia Parish, LA?
A list of Concordia Parish Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Louisiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Concordia Parish, LA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Concordia Parish, LA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Concordia 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.