Hello and welcome to Red River Parish, Louisiana. I am Ann Allen Geoghegan, your County Coordinator, and I hope I am able to help you in your family history research. This site is dedicated to the availability of public records for public viewing. Genealogy is a lot of fun, but it should not cost a lot of money for public records.
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Red River Parish was founded in 1871 from the Parishes of
Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, DeSoto, and Natchitoches.
If your ancestor was here before 1871, please check the above counties!
On March 2, 1871, Governor Henry Clay Warmoth signed Act 39 creating Red River Parish. Red River Parish, a plantation region, was the scene of much Reconstruction-era violence.
As of 1990, the population of the parish was 9,387 people. With a water area of 388.6 square miles, and land area covering some 13.5
square miles; the population averages out to approx. 24.1 people
per square mile. The parish seat is Coushatta.
Beatitudes of a Family Genealogist
Casualty List for World War II
Queries - Offsite
Red River Parish Archives - Offsite
Louisiana Land Records - Interactive Search - Offsite
Louisiana Confederate Pension Index - Offsite
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