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Iberia Parish, Louisiana
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Iberia Parish, Louisiana Facts

When was Iberia Parish, LA Created?
Iberia Parish was established on October 30, 1868 from St. Martin Parish and St. Mary Parish. The parish was named by Spanish settlers in honor of the Iberian Peninsula.

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

What counties are adjacent to Iberia Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are St. Martin Parish (north, south), Iberville ParishAssumption ParishSt. Mary ParishVermilion ParishLafayette Parish.

What cities and towns are in Iberia Parish, LA?
Cities and towns located in the Parish include Delcambre , Jeanerette, Loreauville, Lydia, New Iberia.

Iberia Parish, LA Vital Records

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

Iberia Parish, LA Census Records

What Iberia Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Iberia Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Iberia Parish Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Iberia Parish Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 170 and 1880. Iberia 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

Iberia Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

Iberia Parish Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Iberia Parish Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Iberia Parish. The years listed below are the first noted records with this parish. See Also Louisiana Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Iberia Parish Clerk of Court performs the functions of more than one office. As the Recorder, the office of the Clerk of Court receives, files, records and indexes all mortgages, conveyances and all other instruments recorded in the Public Records for the Parish. The Clerk’s Office receives and files all pleadings, such as petitions, answers, motions and other filings in Civil and Probate matters, as well as indictments, bills of information and other filings in Criminal matters. Another function of the Clerk’s Office is the issuance of Marriage Licenses and recording their returns after the marriages are performed.
    • Address: 300 Iberia Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    • Phone: (337) 365-7282
    • Marriage Records: 1868
    • Land Records: 1868
    • Probate Records: 1868
    • Court Records: 1868
  • USGenWeb Archives for Iberia Parish
  • BLM Land Records

Iberia Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Iberia Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Iberia Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

Iberia Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Iberia Parish LA General and History Websites

Iberia Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Iberia Parish LA Military Records