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Winn Parish, Louisiana
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Winn Parish, Louisiana Facts

Winn Parish

When was Winn Parish, LA Created?
Winn Parish was established on February 24, 1852 from Natchitoches Parish, Rapides Parish and Catahoula Parish.

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

What counties are adjacent to Winn Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Jackson Parish, Caldwell Parish, La Salle Parish, Grant Parish, Natchitoches Parish, Bienville Parish.

Winn Parish, LA Vital Records

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

Winn Parish, LA Census Records

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

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

Winn Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

Winn Parish Courthouse

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

Winn Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Winn Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Winn Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

Winn Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Winn Parish LA General and History Websites

Winn Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Winn Parish LA Military Records

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