Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Records

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on March 31, 1807 from Orleans County, Louisiana Territory as one of the original 19 parishes. The parish was named for a word meaning persimmons created from the Louisiana Creole French and the Mobile Native American language ..

Plaquemines Parish is bordered by Orleans Parish (north), St. Bernard Parish (northeast), Jefferson Parish (west).

There are no incorporated areas within Plaquemines Parish.

A Map of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
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Plaquemines Parish, LA Courthouse

The Plaquemines Parish Courthouse is located in Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana. Courthouse destroyed by a fire in 2001. Learn More About State of Louisiana Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Plaquemines parish. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

  • Plaquemines Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1807, Land Records from 1807, Probate Records from 1807 and Court Records from 1807. The 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.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Census Records

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Resources

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