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12th District Court - Marksville
PO Box 219
Marksville, LA 71351
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 318-253-7523
Couriers: 312 N Main, Courthouse Bldg
Marksville, LA 71351
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile records released
Bunkie City Court
107 W Oak St
Bunkie, LA 71322
Hours: 9AM-12: 1PM-4PM CST
P: 318-346-7250
F: 318-346-7226
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $25,000, Eviction, Traffic
Marksville City Court
PO Box 429
Marksville, LA 71351
Hours: 7:30AM-4PM CST
P: 318-253-7860
F: 318-253-4096
Couriers: 427 S Washington St
Marksville, LA 71351
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $25,000, Eviction, Traffic
Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 1 - Centerpoint
902 Hwy. 107
Centerpoint, LA 71323
P: 318-253-8210
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 3 - Mansura
PO Box 663
Mansura, LA 71350
P: 318-964-2097
Couriers: 2326 Lelgise St
Mansura, LA 71350
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
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Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 4 - Hessmer
PO Box 185
Hessmer, LA 71341
P: 318-563-8346
Couriers: 2972 Main St
Hessmer, LA 71341
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
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Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 5 - Marksville
111 German Bayou Road
Marksville, LA 71351
P: 318-253-6182
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 6 - Moreauville
791 Big Bend Rd.
Moreauville, LA 71355
P: 318-997-2129
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 7 - Simmesport
2254 Hwy. 105
Simmesport, LA 71369
P: 318-941-2843
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 8 - Dupont
PO Box 302
Dupont, LA 71329
P: 318-922-3746
Couriers: 206 English Road
Plaucheville, LA 71362
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 9 - Cottonport
PO Box 210
Cottonport, LA 71327
P: 318-876-3480
Couriers: 778 Shoupique
Cottonport, LA 71327
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Avoyelles Parish JP Court - Ward 11 - Cottonport
897 S. Bayou Des Glaise Rd
Cottonport, LA 71327
P: 318-985-2405
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

Avoyelles Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the Avoyelles Parish Office of the Clerk of Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Avoyelles Parish
Clerk of Court
301 N Main St
Marksville, LA 71351 avoyellesparishclerkofcourt.com/
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 318-253-7523
Fax: 318-253-7578
Recorded Documents

Avoyelles Parish Vital Certificates

Avoyelles Parish Vital Certificates

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Avoyelles Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 832.44 sq mi
Population (2009): 42,511
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 66.9%
  • Black/African American: 30.9%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 65.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,022
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 20.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 21.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 59.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 8.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.60
Housing Units (2000): 16,576
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.4%
Migration Flow to Avoyelles Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Avoyelles Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $477,779
  • Construction: $33,008
  • Retail Trade: $38,059
  • Professional and Technical Services: $17,067
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $18,297
  • Retail Trade: $38,059
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,957
  • Manufacturing: $30,225
  • Farms: $34,792
  • Government: $161,673
Employed (2000): 14,134
Unemployed (2000): 1,244
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,726
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,655
Local Government Revenue (2007): $83,643 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $16,715 (thou. dol.)

Avoyelles Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 655
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.5
Deaths (2007): 464
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.2

Avoyelles Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 150
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 10
  • Robbery: 12
  • Aggravated Assault: 126
Property Crimes (2008): 985
  • Burglary: 276
  • Larceny-Theft: 671
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 38

Avoyelles Parish Genealogy Records