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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Facts

Tangipahoa Parish

When was Tangipahoa Parish, LA Created?
Tangipahoa Parish was established on March 6, 1869 from Livingston Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. Helena Parish and Washington Parish.

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

What counties are adjacent to Tangipahoa Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Amite County, MS, Pike County, MS, Washington Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John the Baptist Parish, Livingston Parish, St. Helena Parish .

Tangipahoa Parish, LA Vital Records

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

Tangipahoa Parish, LA Census Records

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

Tangipahoa Parish Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Tangipahoa Parish Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Tangipahoa 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

Tangipahoa Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

Tangipahoa Parish Courthouse

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

Tangipahoa Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Tangipahoa Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Tangipahoa Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

Tangipahoa Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Tangipahoa Parish LA General and History Websites

Tangipahoa Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Tangipahoa Parish LA Military Records

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