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De Soto Parish, LA Public Records

42nd District Court-Mansfield
PO Box 1206
Mansfield, LA 71052 http://www.desotoparishclerk.org/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 318-872-3110
F: 318-872-4202
Couriers: 101 Texas St
Mansfield, LA 71052
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile records released
Probate fax- 318-872-4202
De Soto Parish JP Court - Ward 1 -Logansport
182 Helen Ln
Logansport, LA 71049
P: 318-697-5707
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
De Soto Parish JP Court - Ward 2 -Stonewall
1801 Hwy 171
Stonewall, LA 71078
P: 318-925-0569
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
De Soto Parish JP Court - Ward 3 -Logansport
382 Marian Ln
Logansport, LA 71049
P: 318-872-4821
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
De Soto Parish JP Court - Ward 4 -Mansfield
2286 S. Washington St.
Mansfield, LA 71052
P: 318-872-6789
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
De Soto Parish JP Court - Ward 5 -Pelican
854 Hwy. 346
Pelican, LA 71063
P: 318-755-2341
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
De Soto Parish JP Court - Ward 6 -Logansport
808 Hwy. 5
Logansport, LA 71049
P: 318-469-7655
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

De Soto Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the De Soto 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.

De Soto Parish
Clerk of Court
101 Texas St
Mansfield, LA 71052 http://www.desotoparishclerk.org/
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 318-872-3110
Fax: 318-872-4202
Recorded Documents

De Soto Parish Vital Certificates

De Soto Parish Vital Certificates

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De Soto Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 877.20 sq mi
Population (2009): 26,401
  • Females: 52.0%
  • White: 59.8%
  • Black/African American: 38.6%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 57.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 909
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 18.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 70.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.60
Housing Units (2000): 11,204
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.7%
Migration Flow to De Soto Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

De Soto Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $411,806
  • Construction: $24,939
  • Retail Trade: $38,702
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $6,196
  • Retail Trade: $38,702
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $2,333
  • Manufacturing: $67,639
  • Farms: $3,411
  • Government: $68,581
Employed (2000): 9,707
Unemployed (2000): 856
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,117
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,345
Local Government Revenue (2007): $77,249 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $170,479 (thou. dol.)

De Soto Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 440
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.7
Deaths (2007): 273
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 4
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1

De Soto Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 502
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 5
  • Aggravated Assault: 493
Property Crimes (2008): 666
  • Burglary: 121
  • Larceny-Theft: 483
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 62

De Soto Parish Genealogy Records