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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Lafourche Parish is located in the south of the state of Louisiana. The parish was formed in 1807 and named after the Bayou Lafourche. Originally, the parish was in the northern part of Lafourche Interior Parish, which consisted of the present Terrebonne Parish and Lafourche Parish. Thibodaux is the largest city in the parish and also the parish seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the parish has a population of approximately 96,318 people and a total area of 1,474 square miles, of which 406 square miles is water and 1,068 square miles is land. Lafourche Parish borders the following:  St. James Parish to the north, St. John the Baptist Parish to the north, St. Charles Parish to the northeast, Jefferson Parish to the east, Terrebonne Parish to the west, and Assumption Parish to the northwest.

The Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court is charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Recorder of Deeds
  • Chief Election Official for the Parish
  • Member of the Jury Commission
  • Custodian of Court Records

As the Recorder of Deeds, the Clerk of Court is entrusted with the filing, indexing, storage, retrieval, and safe keeping of public documents. The following records are maintained by the office of the clerk: land records, mortgage records, corporate records, and miscellaneous records of importance to the public. In addition, the clerk is responsible for issuance of marriage licenses, handling of passport applications, and issuance of birth certificates, birth cards, and death certificates.

Records maintained by the clerk’s office can be accessed by doing a background check online. To do a public record search online, you will have to visit  Public Records Search.  The website only offers subscription services at the following rate:

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  • 30 Day Unlimited Access to Index and Images $50.00 Monthly
Lafourche, LA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200996,147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200918,246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009195
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200922,961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20099,075
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,763
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009279
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009337
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009167
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200924,926
Lafourche County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lafourche 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:Lafourche Parish Marriage License
Location:303 West 3rd Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana, 70301
Phone:985-447-4841

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