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Archives

The Clerk of Court’s Archives Department preserves and maintains the rich history and genealogy of St. Tammany Parish.  Archival records dating back to 1810 can be searched for names, locations, occupations, marital and family status, citizenship, and property holdings.

In this department, the public may research:

  • Marriage Licenses (1810-1969)
  • Conveyances (1810-1921)
  • Mortgages (1825-1959)
  • Property Tax Archives (1880-1940)
  • Civil Suits (1810-1986)
  • Successions (1810-1986)
  • Criminal Records (1810-1976)
  • Oaths (1810-1976)
  • Bonds (1810-1976)
  • Citizenship & Naturalization Papers (1817-1907)
  • Notaries’ Papers (1810-1900)
  • Justice of the Peace Court Hearings by Ward (1810-1935)
  • Inquests (1825-1976)
  • Marks & Brands (1813-1965)

Department Information

*Note: For records dating from 1986 to present day please click here for the Civil Department

(985) 809-8746
archives@sttammanyclerk.org

Justice Center
701 N. Columbia Street, Covington, LA
Basement Level (Elevator B)

The Archives Department will be closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm for lunch each day.