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

Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Overview

Lincoln Parish is located in the northern section of Louisiana in their Sportsman’s Paradise region. This is a land-locked Parish that claims 472 square miles of which only .7 square miles are water. It is named after President Abraham Lincoln and was created as one of the “reconstruction” parishes. It is bordered by Union Parish to the north, Ouachita Parish to the east, Jackson Parish to the south, Bienville Parish to the southwest, and Claiborne Parish to the northwest. Lincoln Parish is estimated to have 47,414 residents as of the 2013 Census estimate. There are seven ZIP codes in Lincoln Parish, 71227, 71235, 71345, 71270, 71272, 71273, and 71275.

Lincoln Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in Lincoln Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Linda Cook
100 West Texas Avenue #103, Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: 318-251-5130
Fax: 318-255-6004
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Lincoln Parish Clerk is responsible for election results, voter registration and family court information, as well as circuit court filing fees, concealed pistol permits and personal protection orders. They are also responsible for military discharges, assumed names and any and all vital records. These records are available, to the person that they are about, during normal business hours as well as via the online portal. Not all records are available through the portal.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for documents related to property, which include warranty deeds, quit claim deeds, liens and leases and mortgages. These documents are public record, which means that they can be purchased directly from the court and some may be available through the online portal located on the website. Most however, require you to visit the office, during normal business hours.

The Equalization Department is responsible for tax related information for all real and personal property in the county.
Equalization Department
307 North Homer Street, Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: 318-251-5140
Fax: 318-251-5142
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

Through the equalization department you will find homestead exemptions, information about real and personal property, tax rolls, maps and other property related documents. This includes property descriptions, lines and owners and assessment and tax rolls. Information such as tax rolls and maps can be found online, as well as some forms related to homesteads and personal or real property.

Lincoln Parish Court Records Information

Some court records are available through the online portal of records for Lincoln Parish. These documents require you to sign up with a username and password or you can access them directly from the Clerk of the Court. Most court records are considered public record and therefore can be purchased directly by anyone.

Lincoln, LA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200944,238
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,029
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009109
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009469
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009311
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,004
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,374
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009866
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009292
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,363
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009810
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009392
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009200
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200921,846
Lincoln County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lincoln 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:Lincoln Parish Marriage License
Location:Lincoln Parish Courthouse, 100 West Texas Ave., Ruston, Louisiana, 71273
Phone:318-251-5130

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