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When was Richland Parish, LA Created?
Richland Parish was established on September 29, 1868 from Ouachita Parish, Carroll Parish, Franklin Parish and Morehouse Parish. The parish was named for its rich land.
What is the Parish Seat of Richland Parish, LA?
The Parish Seat is located in Rayville and the parish government website is unknown
What counties are adjacent to Richland Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Morehouse Parish (north), West Carroll Parish (northeast), East Carroll Parish (northeast), Madison Parish (east), Franklin Parish (southeast), Caldwell Parish (southwest), Ouachita Parish (west).
What cities and towns are in Richland Parish, LA?
Cities and towns located in the Parish include Delhi, Mangham, Rayville, Start.
Where can find Richland Parish Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Richland 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 Richland 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 Richland Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Richland Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Richland Parish Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Richland Parish Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Richland 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 Richland Parish Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Richland 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 Richland Parish, LA?
A list of Richland Parish Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Louisiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Richland Parish, LA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Richland Parish, LA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Richland 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.