Genealogy and local history information can be researched in the Archives Department of the Clerk of Court's Office. The Archives are located in the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center, Basement Level, 701 N. Columbia Street, Covington, Louisiana.
In this department you can find the following types of records:
- Marriage Licenses
- Land Records
- Civil Suits
- Criminal Records
- Citizenship & Naturalization Papers
- Notaries' Papers
- Justice of the Peace Court Hearings by Ward
Most of these document series date back to 1810. These archival records provide information essential for researching the history of St. Tammany Parish and its citizens. Genealogists can obtain data such as names, addresses, occupations, marital and family status, citizenship, and property holdings of their ancestors. For those who cannot visit our Archives Department, you may obtain copies of our records via mail.