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Madison Parish, Louisiana
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Madison Parish, Louisiana Facts

Madison Parish

When was Madison Parish, LA Created?
Madison Parish was established on January 19, 1838 from Concordia Parish. The parish was named in honor of U.S. President James Madison.

What is the Parish Seat of Madison Parish, LA?
The Parish Seat is located in Tallulah and the parish government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Madison Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are East Carroll Parish (north), Warren County, MS (east), Tensas Parish (south), Franklin Parish (southwest), Richland Parish (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Madison Parish, LA?
Cities and towns located in the Parish include Delta, Mound, Richmond, Tallulah.

Madison Parish, LA Vital Records

Where can find Madison Parish Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Madison 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 Madison 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.

Madison Parish, LA Census Records

What Madison Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Madison Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Madison Parish Slave Schedules can be found for 1850 & 1860. Madison Parish Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Madison Parish Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Madison 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

Madison Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

Madison Parish Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Madison Parish Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Madison Parish. The years listed below are the first noted records with this parish. See Also Louisiana Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Madison Parish Clerk of Court performs the functions of more than one office. As the Recorder, the office of the Clerk of Court receives, files, records and indexes all mortgages, conveyances and all other instruments recorded in the Public Records for the Parish. The Clerk’s Office receives and files all pleadings, such as petitions, answers, motions and other filings in Civil and Probate matters, as well as indictments, bills of information and other filings in Criminal matters. Another function of the Clerk’s Office is the issuance of Marriage Licenses and recording their returns after the marriages are performed.
    • Address: 100 North Cedar Street, Tallulah, LA 71282
    • Phone: (318) 574-0655
    • Marriage Records: 1866
    • Land Records: 1839
    • Probate Records: 1850 
    • Court Records: 1882
  • USGenWeb Archives for Madison Parish
  • BLM Land Records

Madison Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Madison Parish, LA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Madison 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.

Madison Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Madison Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

Madison Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Madison Parish LA General and History Websites

Madison Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Madison Parish LA Military Records

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