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Livingston Parish, Louisiana
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Livingston Parish, Louisiana Facts

When was Livingston Parish, LA Created?
Livingston Parish was established on February 10, 1832 from St. Helena Parish. The parish was named in honor of U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston.

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

What counties are adjacent to Livingston Parish, LA?
Bordering Parishes are St. Helena ParishTangipahoa ParishSt. John the Baptist ParishAscension ParishEast Baton Rouge Parish.

What cities and towns are in Livingston Parish, LA?
Cities and towns located in the Parish include Albany, Denham Springs, French Settlement, Killian, Livingston, Port Vincent, Springfield, Walker.

Livingston Parish, LA Vital Records

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

Livingston Parish, LA Census Records

What Livingston Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Livingston Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Livingston Parish Slave Schedules can be found for 1850 & 1860. Livingston Parish Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Livingston Parish Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Livingston 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

Livingston Parish, LA Courthouse and Government Records

Livingston Parish Courthouse

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

  • Livingston 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: 20180 Iowa Street, Livingston, LA 70754
    • Phone: (225) 686-2216
    • Marriage Records: 1875
    • Land Records: 1875
    • Probate Records: 1875
    • Court Records: 1875
  • USGenWeb Archives for Livingston Parish
  • BLM Land Records

Livingston Parish, LA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Livingston Parish LA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Livingston Parish LA Cemeteries & Graveyards

Livingston Parish LA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Livingston Parish LA General and History Websites

Livingston Parish LA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Livingston Parish LA Military Records