ASSUMPTION PARISH RESEARCH DIRECTORY

PARISH GOVERNMENT
Assumption Parish Police Jury
P.O. Box 520
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: (985) 369-7435
Includes links to the various parish government offices, a detailed map of the parish and other local information.
STATE GOVERNMENT
The Louisiana State Archives
3851 Essen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-2137
Telephone (225) 922-1000
The Louisiana State Archives has an excellent state research library. Also on their online site are several searchable indices and links to valuable information.
The Louisiana Office of Public Health Vital Records Division
1201 Capitol Access Road P.O. Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Phone: (225)342-9500
The site includes online PDF forms for ordering birth and death certificates Birth and death certificates are available since July 1914 with the exception of Orleans Parish.
LIBRARIES
Assumption Parish Library
293 Napoleon Ave.
Napoleonville, LA 70390
504-369-7070
The Assumption Parish Library has their holdings catalog online.
NEWSPAPERS
The Assumption Pioneer
501 Assumption Street
PO Box 450
Napoleonville, LA 70390
985-369-7153
The Assumption Pioneer is Louisiana's oldest existing weekly newspaper still in publication established in Napoleonville during 1850. Their online site includes news, obituaries and other local news items.
ASSUMPTION PARISH CENSUS HELP
M252-10
Louisiana 1810 Federal Census: Ascension, Assumption, Attakapas, Avoyelles, Baton Rouge, Catahoula, Concordia, Iberville, Lafourche, Natchitoches, Orleans, Opelousas, Ouachita, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, St Bernard, St Charles, St James, and St John the Baptist Parishes
M33-30
Louisiana 1820 Federal Census: Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, St Bernard, St Charles, St Helena, St James, St John the Baptist, and St Landry Parishes
M19-43
Louisiana 1830 Federal Census: Lafourche, Ascension, St Helena, St Tammany, Washington, Assumption, Terrebonne, Iberville, Concordia, Jefferson, Plaquemines, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, St James, Pointe Coupee, St John the Baptist, St Bernard, and St Charles Parishes
M704-135
Louisiana 1840 Federal Census: Plaquemines, St Bernard, St Charles, St John the Baptist, St James, Ascension, and Assumption Parishes
M432-239
Louisiana 1850 Federal Census, Free Schedules: Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, and West Baton Rouge Parishes
M432-242
Louisiana 1850 Federal Census, Slave Schedules: Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, and Caldwell Parishes
M653-407
Louisiana 1860 Federal Census, Free Schedules: Ascension, Assumption, and Avoyelles Parishes
M653-427
Louisiana 1860 Federal Census, Slave Schedules: Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Carroll, and Catahoula Parishes
M593-505
Louisiana 1870 Federal Census: Ascension and Assumption Parishes
T9-448
Louisiana 1880 Federal Census: Assumption (cont 101/37 - end), Avoyelles, Bienville, and Bossier (begin - 11/109) Parishes
M123-5
Louisiana 1890 Veterans & Widows of Veterans Census Schedules: Ascension, Avoyelles, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafourche, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Richland, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Terrebonne, Union, Vermilion, West Baton Rouge, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Acadia, Assumption, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Iberville, and Lafayette Parishes
T623-557
Louisiana 1900 Federal Census: Ascension and Assumption Parishes
T624-508
Louisiana 1910 Federal Census: Assumption and Avoyelles Parishes
T625-604
Louisiana 1920 Federal Census: Ascension, Cameron, Assumption, and Caldwell Parishes
T626-783
Louisiana 1930 Federal Census: Ascension, Caldwell, Assumption, and Catahoula Parishes

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