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

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Overview

Evangeline Parish is located in the southwestern portion of Louisiana in the northern portion of Cajun Country. The Parish is landlocked and claims 680 square miles of which 17 square miles are water. Evangeline Parish is named after Evangeline the heroine of the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poem. It is bordered by Rapides Parish to the north, Avoyelles Parish to the northeast, St. Landry Parish to the east, Acadia Parish to the south, and Allen parish to the west. There were 33,578 residents of Evangeline Parish as of the 2013 Census estimate. There are eight ZIP codes in Evangeline Parish, 70515, 70524, 70554, 70576, 70580, 70585, 70586, and 71367.

Evangeline Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in Evangeline Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Randall Deshotel
200 Court Street Suite 104, Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337-363-5671
Fax: 337-363-5780
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Parish Clerk is responsible for personal protection orders, concealed pistol licenses, vital records that include birth, death and marriage records, voter registration, military discharges, election results, notary public documents, circuit court filings and family court information. These documents are not considered public record, with the exception of election results, and therefore can only be requested by those that they are about. Documents are available online and are also available directly through the court. There are fees associated with all requests, including access fees if using the online portal.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for property related documents and information. These include deeds, liens, warranties, mortgages and leases. All of these documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time. The documents are available via the online portal and can also be requested directly from the office during normal business hours.

The Equalization Department is responsible for the maintenance of all taxable valuations related to personal and real property.
Equalization Department
200 Court Street Suite 103, Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337-363-4310
Fax: 337-363-4325
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

Documents from the Equalization Department are considered public record and can be purchased and requested by anyone who wants them. These include tax and assessment rolls, property lines, ownership and descriptions, surveys, GIS maps and aerial images. All of these documents are available by request directly from the office. Some documents, such as GIS maps, tax rolls and property information can also be requested and purchased online.

Evangeline Parish Court Records Information

You’ll find court records available via the online portal for Evangeline Parish, as well as through the court directly. These documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time and by anyone.

Evangeline, LA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200935,981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,730
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,081
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200913,184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,642
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,425
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,486
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200911,876
Evangeline County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Evangeline 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:Evangeline Parish Marriage License
Location:200 Court Street, Ville Platte, Louisiana, 70586
Phone:337-363-5671

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