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

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Overview

Jefferson Parish is located in the southeast of Louisiana in the Greater New Orleans region. Its border stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the south to Lake Pontchartrain in the north and claims 665 square miles of land of which 370 square miles is water. It is named after President Thomas Jefferson. It is bordered by Orleans, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines Parishes to the east, Lafourche and St. Charles Parishes to the west, and St. Tammany Parish to the north. There were 434,767 residents of Jefferson Parish as of the 2013 Census estimate. There are 34 ZIP codes in Jefferson parish; 70001, 70002, 70003, 70004, 70005, 70006, 70009, 70010, 70011, 70033, 70036, 70053, 70054, 70055, 70056, 70058, 70059, 70060, 70062, 70063, 70064, 70065, 70067, 70072, 70073, 70094, 70096, 70097, 70121, 70123, 70141, 70181, 70183, and 70358.

Jefferson Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in Jefferson Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Jon A. Gegenheimer
200 Derbigny Street #5600, Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: 504-364-2900
Fax: 504-364-3780
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Parish Clerk is responsible for vital records, including birth, death and marriage records, personal protection orders and concealed weapons permits. This office also handles voter registration, election results, military discharges, circuit court filings and fees and assumed names. These documents are only available to those that they are actually about and cannot be requested by anyone else. There are fees incurred with the request for these documents as well. Fee schedules are available online; however limited other information and documents are available.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for all property related documents including warranties, deeds, liens, leases and mortgages. These documents are considered public record and are available for purchase from anyone who would like them. Mortgage and conveyance records are available online, though other information must be requested directly from the office.

The Equalization Department is responsible for the assessed value of all property, real and personal.
Equalization Department
200 Derbigny Street #1100, Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: 504-362-4100
Fax: 504-366-4087
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am –5:00 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Equalization Department is responsible for assessment rolls, tax rolls, property lines, property descriptions and property owners as well as GIS maps, aerial images and surveys. These documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time. Property searches can be conducted online, as well as personal property searches, however other information must be requested directly via the court.

Jefferson Parish Court Records Information

Court records for Jefferson Parish are available online, through the portal, and are also available by request directly from the office. These documents are considered public record once the case is completed and the documents filed they can be requested at any time.

Jefferson, LA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009524,914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200917,627
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20094,629
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,078
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009437
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009550
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,055
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200922,599
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,977
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200991,393
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20095,359
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200959,973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091,168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009561
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200939,507
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200951,930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009108
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,520
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,784
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009805
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,739
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009208
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20096,311
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,482
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009643
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009353
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009742
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092,144
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009190,124
Jefferson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jefferson 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 Parish Marriage License
Location:200 Derbigny Street, Gretna, Louisiana, 70053
Phone:504-364-2900

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