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Ascension Parish, LA Public Records

23rd District Court - Donaldsonville
PO Box 192
Donaldsonville, LA 70346 www.ascensionclerk.com/default.aspx
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 225-621-8400
F: 225-621-8403
Couriers: 300 Houmas St
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile records released
Ascension Parish Court - Gonzales
828 S Irma Blvd
Bldg 2
Gonzales, LA 70737 http://www.ascensionparishcourt.net
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 225-621-8504
F: 225-647-1920
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $20,000, Traffic
The jurisdiction covers the municipalities of Donaldsonville, Gonzales and Sorrento, as well as all areas of Ascension Parish outside the municipalities.
Ascension Parish JP Court - Ward 1 - Donaldsonville
1004 Madison St
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
P: 225-473-4407
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Ascension Parish JP Court - Ward 2 - Gonzales
39362 Shafter LeBlanc Rd
Gonzales, LA 70737
P: 225-744-8880
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Ascension Parish JP Court - Ward 3 - St. Amant
11296 Hwy. 431, Ste C
St. Amant, LA 70774
P: 225-647-7002
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

Ascension Parish, LA Vital Records

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Ascension Parish
Clerk of Court
300 Houmas St
Donaldsonville, LA 70346 http://www.ascensionclerk.com/
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 225-473-9866 ext. 218
Fax: 225-473-0758
Recorded Documents, Judgment

Ascension Parish Vital Certificates

Ascension Parish Vital Certificates

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Ascension Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 291.53 sq mi
Population (2009): 104,822
  • Females: 50.4%
  • White: 76.7%
  • Black/African American: 21.4%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 72.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 28,195
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 9.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.85
Housing Units (2000): 29,172
Homeownership Rate (2000): 82.3%
Migration Flow to Ascension Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Ascension Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $2,206,044
  • Construction: $351,273
  • Retail Trade: $160,170
  • Professional and Technical Services: $114,655
  • Healthcare: $135,468
  • Banking: $81,712
  • Retail Trade: $160,170
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $46,872
  • Manufacturing: $505,036
  • Farms: $3,118
  • Government: $213,105
Employed (2000): 35,151
Unemployed (2000): 1,997
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,166
Local Government Employment (2007): 4,573
Local Government Revenue (2007): $215,685 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $163,172 (thou. dol.)

Ascension Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,657
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.6
Deaths (2007): 657
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 14
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.4

Ascension Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 406
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 19
  • Robbery: 37
  • Aggravated Assault: 346
Property Crimes (2008): 2,918
  • Burglary: 559
  • Larceny-Theft: 2,163
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 196

Ascension Parish Genealogy Records