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

Washington Parish, Louisiana Overview

Washington Parish is located in the eastern part of Louisiana on the northern end of the Greater New Orleans Region. The Parish is land locked and is 676 square miles in size with 6.4 square miles being water. Named after George Washington after splitting from St. Tammany Parish in 1819. It is mostly bordered by Mississippi Counties including Pike Parish to the northwest, Walthall Parish to the north, Marion Parish to the northeast, and Pearl River Parish to the east. It is also bordered by St. Tammany Parish to the south and Tangipahoa Parish to the west. As of 2013 Census pull the population of Washington Parish was 46,419. There are six ZIP codes in Washington Parish and they are 70426, 70427, 70429, 70438, 70450, and 70,467.

Washington Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in Washington Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Johnny D. Crain, Jr.
908 Washington Street, Franklinton, LA 70438
Phone: 985-839-4663
Fax: 985-839-3116
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Parish Clerk is responsible for family court information, circuit court filings and fees, vital records, personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits, military discharges, assumed names and voter registration. They also handle election results and notary public documents. These records are not considered public record (aside from election results) but can be requested by the individual that they are about, from the office, during normal business hours. They are not available online.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for property related documents such as mortgages, deeds, warranties, liens and leases. These documents are considered public record and can be requested directly from the court, during normal business hours. They are not available online.

The Equalization Department handles the taxable valuation of all real and personal property within the parish.
Equalization Department
908 Washington Street, Franklinton, LA 70438
Phone: 985-839-7815
Fax: 985-839-7818
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Equalization Department handles surveys, GIS maps, aerial images, property owners, lines and descriptions and assessment and tax rolls. These documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time, by the general public. Many of these documents can be requested through the online portal; however others must be requested directly from the court.

Washington Parish Court Records Information

Court records are available online and are considered public record once the case has completed and all documents have been recorded. These records can be requested directly from the office as well, during normal business hours.

Washington, LA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200944,224
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,636
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009176
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,759
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009189
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,428
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,154
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,122
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,612
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200989
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009363
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009609
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009434
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009102
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200917,961
Washington County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Washington 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:Washington Parish Marriage License
Location:Washington Parish, Courthouse Building, 908 Washington St., Franklinton, Louisiana, 70438
Phone:985-839-4663

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