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LaSalle Parish, Louisiana
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LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Facts

When was LaSalle Parish, LA Created?
LaSalle Parish was established on July 3, 1908 from Catahoula Parish. The parish was named in honor of Explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle.

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

What counties are adjacent to LaSalle Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are Caldwell ParishCatahoula ParishAvoyelles ParishRapides ParishGrant ParishWinn Parish.

What cities and towns are in LaSalle Parish, LA?
Cities and towns located in the Parish include Jena, Olla, Trout, Tullos, Urania.

LaSalle Parish, LA Vital Records

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

LaSalle Parish, LA Census Records

What LaSalle Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for LaSalle Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910192019301940. You can get free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Louisiana Census Records Research Guide

LaSalle Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

LaSalle Parish Courthouse

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

  • LaSalle 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: 1050 Courthouse Street, Jena, LA 71342
    • Phone: (318) 992-2158
    • Marriage Records: 1910
    • Land Records: 1910
    • Probate Records: 1910
    • Court Records: 1910
  • USGenWeb Archives for LaSalle Parish
  • BLM Land Records

LaSalle Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

LaSalle Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

LaSalle Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

LaSalle Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

LaSalle Parish LA General and History Websites

LaSalle Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

LaSalle Parish LA Military Records