Rapides Parish
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Rapides Parish History
The parish was created in 1807 after the United States acquired this territory in the Louisiana Purchase.
The parish seat is Alexandria, which developed along the Red River of the South.


Cities
 Alexandria ~ Pineville

Towns
 Ball ~ Boyce ~ Cheneyville ~ Glenmora ~ Lecompte ~ Woodworth

Villages
 Forest Hill ~ McNary

Census-designated place
Deville

Other unincorporated communities
 Buckeye ~ Clifton ~ Elmer ~ Flatwoods ~ Gardner ~ Hineston ~ Lena ~ Libuse ~ Melder ~ Otis ~ Sieper ~ Tioga

 


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Parish Records

Birth Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Nov 2017: obits for MOSELEY, BROWNELL.  Marriage announcements for GUNN-LEWIS, POLLARD - JAMES.  Bios for BLANCHARD, BUCK, MADDOX, MASON, McCOLLAM, MOORE, OWEN, RANSDELL, RICHARDSON, RYAN, WATERS, WILLIAMS

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Surrounding Parishes and Counties
Grant Parish (north)
La Salle Parish (northeast)
Avoyelles Parish (east)
Evangeline Parish (southeast)
Allen Parish (southwest)
Vernon Parish (west)
Natchitoches (northwest)


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