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Rapides Parish, LA Public Records

9th District Court-Alexandria
PO Box 952
Alexandria, LA 71309 http://www.rapidesclerk.org
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 318-473-8153
F: 318-473-4667
Couriers: 701 Murray St
Alexandria, LA 71309
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, or judicial commitment records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number. Another contact number is 318-619-5845 (Public Service).
Alexandria City Court
PO Box 30
Alexandria, LA 71309 www.cityofalexandriala.com/city-c...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 318-449-5146
F: 318-449-5166
Couriers: 515 Washington
Alexandria, LA 71301
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $50,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Traffic
Criminal case limitations are such that the penalty does not exceed a $1,000 fine and/or six months incarceration. Traffic offenses and violations of city ordinances are all heard in this court.
Pineville City Court
PO Box 3671
Pineville, LA 71361 www.pineville.net/department/?fDD...
Hours: 8AM-4M CST
P: 318-449-5656
F: 318-473-0960
Couriers: 904 Main St.
Pineville, LA 71360
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $50,000, Eviction, Traffic
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 3-1-Cheneyville
PO Box 45
Cheneyville, LA 71325
P: 318-201-6891
Couriers: Is residence of Judge, call to obtain.

Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 3-2 -Lecompte
PO Box 766
Lecompte, LA 71346
P: 318-623-2035
Couriers: Is residence of Judge, call to obtain.

Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 4-1-Forest Hill
PO Box 68
Forest Hill, LA 71430
P: 318-201-1989
Couriers: Is residence of Judge, call to obtain.

Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 5-1-Sieper
157 Dixie Church Rd
Sieper, LA 71472
P: 318-793-4815
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 5-2-Elmer
157 Dixie Rd
Elmer, LA 71424
P: 318-793-4718
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 7-1-Lena
890 Hwy 8
Lena, LA 71447
P: 318-793-4891
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 2 -Alexandria
516 River Rd.
Alexandria, LA 71302
P: 318-563-8421
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 4-2-Glenmora
PO Box 277
Glenmora, LA 71433
P: 318-748-4382
Couriers: Is residence of Judge, call to obtain.

Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 6 -Glenmora
93 Humble Church Rd
Glenmora, LA 71433
P: 318-748-4493
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 7-2-Boyce
4990 Hot Wells Rd
Boyce, LA 71409
P: 318-880-8341
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 8 -Alexandria
536 N Bayou Rapides
Alexandria, LA 71303
P: 318-623-1743
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 10 -Pineville
6502 Springhill Rd.
Pineville, LA 71360
P: 318-640-5073
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Rapides Parish JP Court - Ward 11 -Pineville
1006 Windy Dr.
Pineville, LA 71360
P: 318-466-5329
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

Rapides Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the Rapides 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.

Rapides Parish
Clerk of Court
701 Murray St
Alexandria, LA 71301 http://www.rapidesclerk.org
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 318-473-8153
Fax: 318-473-4667
Recorded Documents

Rapides Parish Vital Certificates

Rapides Parish Vital Certificates

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Rapides Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,322.54 sq mi
Population (2009): 133,937
  • Females: 51.7%
  • White: 66.0%
  • Black/African American: 31.1%
  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 63.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 7,598
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 18.0%
High School Graduates (2000): 74.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.56
Housing Units (2000): 52,038
Homeownership Rate (2000): 68.0%
Migration Flow to Rapides Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Rapides Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $3,085,342
  • Construction: $222,629
  • Retail Trade: $233,746
  • Professional and Technical Services: $162,036
  • Healthcare: $531,593
  • Banking: $95,738
  • Retail Trade: $233,746
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $375,032
  • Farms: $27,711
  • Government: $775,004
Employed (2000): 50,576
Unemployed (2000): 3,852
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $32,687
Local Government Employment (2007): 6,326
Local Government Revenue (2007): $309,061 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $249,780 (thou. dol.)

Rapides Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 2,049
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.4
Deaths (2007): 1,156
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 17
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.3

Rapides Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,016
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 11
  • Forcible rape: 52
  • Robbery: 183
  • Aggravated Assault: 770
Property Crimes (2008): 5,993
  • Burglary: 1,486
  • Larceny-Theft: 4,137
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 370

Rapides Parish Genealogy Records