Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Records
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on March 6, 1869 from Livingston Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. Helena Parish and Washington Parish. The parish was named for an Acolapissa word meaning ear of corn or those who gather corn..
Tangipahoa Parish is bordered by Amite County, Mississippi (northwest), Pike County, Mississippi (northeast), Washington Parish (east), St. Tammany Parish (east), St. John the Baptist Parish (south), Livingston Parish (west), St. Helena Parish (west) .
Tangipahoa Parish Cities and Towns include Amite City, Baptist, Hammond, Independence, Kentwood, Loranger, Manchac, Natalbany, Ponchatoula, Robert, Roseland, Tangipahoa, Tickfaw.
A Map of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records
Tangipahoa Parish, LA Courthouse
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 Tangipahoa 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.
- Tangipahoa Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1869, Land Records from 1869, Probate Records from 1869 and Court Records from 1869. 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.
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Census Records
- Learn More: State of Louisiana Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Census Substitutes Index, 1791-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1699 Through 1732
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Louisiana Vital Records
- Birth Records: from July 1914 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1914 to present
- Death Records: Certified copies available from the Clerk of the Court
- Divorce Records: Certified copies are available from the Clerk of the Court
- Locations: Louisiana Office of Vital Statistics, Louisiana State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth or Death Certificate Applications.
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Resources
- Tangipahoa Parish Historical Society, 77139 N. River Road, Kentwood 70444-3841
- Amite Genealogical Club, P.O. Box 578, Amite 70422
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Message Boards
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Boards
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana External Links
- Louisiana Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Books - Amazon
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana - FindaGrave
- Louisiana Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Louisiana (1805 - 1985)
- Tangipahoa Parish LAGenweb
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Ancestry Database Collections
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Military Records