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24th District Court-Gretna
PO Box 10
Gretna, LA 70054 http://www.jpclerkofcourt.us/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 504-364-2900
F: 504-364-3797
Couriers: 200 Derbigny St
Thomas F Donelon Courthouse
Gretna, LA 70053
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile or grand jury records released
Criminal Records in Ste 1100; Civil Records in Ste 2400.
1st Parish Court-Metairie
924 David Dr
Metairie, LA 70003 http://www.jeffparishcourts.com/1pc.h
Hours: 8:30AM-6:30PM CST
P: 504-736-8976
F: 504-736-6253
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $20,000, Eviction, Traffic
The court's jurisdiction covers offenses occurring on the East Bank of Jefferson Parish.
2nd Parish Court-Gretna
100 Huey P Long Ave
Gretna, LA 22051 http://www.jeffparishcourts.com/2pc.h
Hours: 8:30AM-6PM CST
P: 504-364-2929
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $15,000, Eviction, Traffic
The court's jurisdiction covers offenses occurring on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish and Grand Isle.
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 1 -Gretna
200 Derbigny St, #2100
Gretna, LA 70053
P: 504-364-2760
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 2 -Marrero
PO Box 99
Marrero, LA 70073
P: 504-349-5407
Couriers: 2701 Cedar Lawn Dr
Marrero, LA 70072
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 3 -Lafitte
2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd
Lafitte, LA 70067
P: 504-689-2208
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 4 -Grand Isle
PO Box 121
Grand Isle, LA 70358
P: 985-787-4767
Couriers: Is residence of Judge, call to obtain.

Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 5 -Metairie
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd, #602
Jefferson, LA 70123 http://www.fifthjpc.com/
Hours: 9AM-3PM CST
P: 504-736-8714
F: 504-736-8719
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 6 -Kenner
1803 Williams Blvd, Bldg C, 4th Fl
Kenner, LA 70062
P: 504-466-7984
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 7 -Avondale
4008 US 90
Westwego, LA 70094
P: 504-349-5416
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Jefferson Parish JP Court - Ward 8 -Kenner
1903 Shore St
Kenner, LA 70065
P: 504-461-0130
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

Jefferson Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the Jefferson 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.

Jefferson Parish
Clerk of Court
200 Derbigny St, #2200
General Gov Bldg
Gretna, LA 70053 http://www.jpclerkofcourt.us
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 504-364-2943, 504-364-2944
Fax: 504-364-2942
Recorded Documents

Jefferson Parish Vital Certificates

Jefferson Parish Vital Certificates

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Jefferson Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 306.52 sq mi
Population (2009): 443,342
  • Females: 51.9%
  • White: 67.5%
  • Black/African American: 26.9%
  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 9.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 58.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -12,124
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 7.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 13%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 21.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.56
Housing Units (2000): 187,907
Homeownership Rate (2000): 63.9%
Migration Flow to Jefferson Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Jefferson Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $12,029,996
  • Construction: $973,773
  • Retail Trade: $1,123,899
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,002,032
  • Healthcare: $1,281,895
  • Banking: $676,992
  • Retail Trade: $1,123,899
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $416,783
  • Manufacturing: $934,388
  • Farms: $3,072
  • Government: $1,328,663
Employed (2000): 212,477
Unemployed (2000): 12,618
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $42,010
Local Government Employment (2007): 19,093
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,442,583 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,356,440 (thou. dol.)

Jefferson Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 6,251
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.2
Deaths (2007): 4,005
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 54
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.6

Jefferson Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 2,865
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 49
  • Forcible rape: 100
  • Robbery: 769
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,947
Property Crimes (2008): 18,749
  • Burglary: 4,433
  • Larceny-Theft: 12,409
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,907

Jefferson Parish Genealogy Records

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