Lookup Public Records in Allen ParishLouisiana. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Allen Parish, Louisiana Overview

Allen Parish is located in the southwestern portion of Louisiana in the Cajun Country region. Allen Parish is landlocked but claims 766 square miles of area of which 4.1 square miles is water. It is named after Henry Watkins Allen, the 17th Governor of Louisiana and a general of the confederacy. It is bordered by Vernon Parish to the northwest, Rapides Parish to the northeast, Evangeline Parish to the east, Jefferson Davis Parish to the south, and Beauregard Parish to the west. There are approximately 25,537 residents in Allen Parish as of the 2013 Census estimates. There are eight ZIP codes in Allen Parish, 70638, 70644, 70648, 70651, 70654, 70655, 70658, and 71463.

Allen Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in Allen Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Gerald Harrington
400 West Sixth Avenue, Oberlin, LA 70655
Phone: 337-639-4351
Fax: 337-639-2030
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays
The Parish Clerk is responsible for information such as notary public documents, vital records and circuit or family court filings. They also handle personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits, assumed names and military discharges. These items are available, for a fee, directly from the office, however most are not available online. These documents are not considered public record and can only be requested by those that they are about.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for documents that are related to property within the county. These include warranty and quit claim deeds, leases and liens or mortgages. While these documents are considered public record and can be purchased by anyone, they are not available online and must be requested directly from the office.

The Equalization Department is responsible for taxable value related to real and personal property within the parish.
Equalization Department
400 West Sixth Avenue, Oberline, LA 70655
Phone: 337-639-4391
Fax: 337-639-4196
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays
You won’t find any documents from the Equalization Department online, but you will find these documents directly from the office. The department is responsible for assessment rolls, tax rolls, property descriptions, property lines and ownership and surveys as well as GIS maps and aerial images. All of this information is considered public record and is available for purchase at any time.

Allen Parish Court Records Information

Court records are generally considered to be public record as soon as they have been filed and the records for Allen Parish are no different. These documents are not available online; however they can be requested, for a fee, directly from the Court Clerk. They must be requested, in person, during normal business hours.

Allen, LA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200926,832
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,813
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009128
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,242
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009535
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,648
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,695
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009411
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009133
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009128
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009128
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200910,934
Allen County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Allen County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Husband and Wife – Civil Code Title IV and Matrimonial Regimes – Civil Code Title VI
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Allen Parish Marriage License
Location:400 West 6th Avenue, Oberlin, Louisiana, 70655
Phone:337-639-4351

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