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Vernon Parish, Louisiana
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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Facts

Vernon Parish

When was Vernon Parish, LA Created?
Vernon Parish was established on March 30, 1871 from Natchitoches Parish, Rapides Parish and Sabine Parish.

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

What counties are adjacent to Vernon Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Sabine Parish, Natchitoches Parish, Rapides Parish, Allen Parish, Beauregard Parish, Newton County, TX.

Vernon Parish, LA Vital Records

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

Vernon Parish, LA Census Records

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

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

Vernon Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

Vernon Parish Courthouse

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

Vernon Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Vernon Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Vernon Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

Vernon Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Vernon Parish LA General and History Websites

Vernon Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Vernon Parish LA Military Records

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