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St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
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St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Facts

StTammany Parish

When was St. Tammany Parish, LA Created?
St. Tammany Parish was established on October 27, 1810 from Feliciana County and Spanish West Florida Territory.

What is the Parish Seat of St. Tammany Parish, LA?
The Parish Seat is located in Covington and the parish government website is

What counties are adjacent to St. Tammany Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Washington Parish, Pearl River County, MS, Hancock County, MS, Orleans Parish (south and southeast), Jefferson Parish, Tangipahoa Parish.

St. Tammany Parish, LA Vital Records

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

St. Tammany Parish, LA Census Records

What St. Tammany Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for St. Tammany 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.

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

St. Tammany Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

St. Tammany Parish Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the St. Tammany Parish Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of St. Tammany 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 St. Tammany 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.

St. Tammany Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

St. Tammany Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

St. Tammany Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

St. Tammany Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

St. Tammany Parish LA General and History Websites

St. Tammany Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

St. Tammany Parish LA Military Records

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