Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Jefferson Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana, United States Genealogy
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1825
County Seat Gretna
Courthouse
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Parish Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent Parish[edit | edit source]

  • 1825--Jefferson Parish was created 11 February 1825 from Orleans Parish.
    Parish seat: Gretna [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Jefferson Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Parishes or Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]





Census[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190015,321
191018,24719.1%
192021,56318.2%
193040,03285.7%
194050,42726.0%
1950103,873106.0%
1960208,769101.0%
1970337,56861.7%
1980454,59234.7%
1990448,306−1.4%
2000455,4661.6%
2010432,552−5.0%
Jefferson Parish Census Data[2]


















Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Louisiana Museums

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

  






Probate[edit | edit source]

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

 


Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2007-06-12.