Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
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Natchitoches Parish History
Pronounced "Nakitosh"

Natchitoches Parish was created by the act of April 10, 1805 that divided the Orleans Territory into 12 parishes.

The parish is one of the largest in land area in the state and was named for a Native American tribe
parish map 

The parish seat is Natchitoches, which is also the biggest city

The City of Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, making it the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase territory.

washington street
Washington Street

Cities and Towns
Ashland * Campti * Clarence * Goldonna * Marthaville *
Melrose * Natchez * Natchitoches * Powhatan * Provencal * Robeline

Other populated areas in Natchitoches Parish
Ajax - Allen - Bellwood - Bermuda - Bethel - Boline - Cane River - Cloutierville - Cypress - Derry - Flora
Fort Jessup - Gorum - Hagewood - Harmony - Irma - Kisatchie - Little Egypt - Marthaville - Melrose
Montrose - Mora - Northwestern - NSU - Shamrock - Spanish Lake - Vowells Mill

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Natchitoches Parish Data 


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County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records


Website Updates:
Nov 2017:  bios for MOISE, CHERBONNIER, HARDY.  Burials in Booty Cemetery and the Mass Grave of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart.  Class Picture of Emmanuel School, 1910.   Early marriage records.
Dec 2015:  Burials in American Cemetery; Gossip news for WALMSLEY;  obit for CARR, WALMSLEY; licenses from 1878





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Surrounding Counties
Bienville Parish (north)
Winn Parish (northeast)
Grant Parish (east)
Rapides Parish (southeast)
Vernon Parish (south)
Sabine Parish (southwest)
De Soto Parish & Red River Parish(northwest)

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