Jefferson Davis Parish LA

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

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Overview

Jefferson Davis Parish is located in the southwestern portion of Louisiana in Cajun Country. It is a land-locked parish with 659 square miles of land of which 7.2 miles are water. It is named after the only president of the confederate states Jefferson Davis. It is bordered by Allen Parish to the north, Evangeline Parish to the northeast, Acadia Parish to the east, Vermillion Parish to the southeast, Cameron Parish to the south, Calcasieu Parish to the west, and Beauregard Parish to the northwest. As of the 2013 Census estimate there were 31,101 residents of Jefferson Davis Parish. There are seven ZIP codes in Jefferson Davis Parish, 70532, 70546, 70549, 70581, 70591, 70640, and 70650.

Jefferson Davis Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in Chippewa Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Richard M. Arcenaux
300 North State Street Room 106, Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: 337-824-1160
Fax: 337-824-1354
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Parish Clerk for Jefferson Davis Parish is responsible for vital records, personal protection orders, concealed pistol licenses, voter registration, election results, circuit court filings and fees, military discharges, notary public documents and assumed names. These documents are not considered public record (aside from the election results) and therefore can only be requested and purchased by those who are listed in them. These records are not available online; however they can be requested directly from the court.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for all property related documents within the parish. These documents include warranties, deeds, mortgages, leases and liens. All of these documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time and by anyone. Mortgage and conveyance documents and indices are available online though older versions and other documents will have to be requested in person, from the office.

The Equalization Department handles assessment records related to the taxable value of any property in the parish.
Equalization Department
300 North State Street Room 103, Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: 337-824-3451
Fax: 318-251-5142
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Equalization Department is responsible for assessment rolls, tax rolls, GIS maps, aerial images, surveys and property information, including descriptions, lines and owners. These documents are public record and can be requested by anyone. Property searches can be conducted online and several forms are also available, however other requests must be made in person, during normal business hours.

Jefferson Davis Parish Court Records Information

Court records are not available online through Jefferson Davis Parish, however most court records are considered public record once the case has ended and the information has been filed. These documents are able to be requested directly through the office, at any time.

Jefferson Davis, LA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200932,442
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009152
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,845
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009189
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20098,125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,191
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,792
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009539
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009152
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009202
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20098,920
Jefferson Davis County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jefferson Davis 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:Jefferson Davis Parish Marriage License
Location:300 North State Street, Jennings, Louisiana, 70546
Phone:337-824-1160

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