Phone: (225) 389-3988

The Archives Building is located at 444 St. Louis Street under the West River Center Parking Garage

The East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court Archives Department offers viewing of original parish records dating back to 1782. Records on file in the archives include Civil Records; Family Records; Probate Records; Criminal Records; Bundles of Notarial Acts; Indexes of Parish Records dating back to 1782; Tax Rolls dating back to 1872. There is also an interesting collection of Judicial Records and the Bankruptcy of Fulwar Skipwith, who was President of the Republic of West Florida after the rebellion of 1810. These records represent treasured historical and genealogical resources for individuals researching the records of East Baton Rouge Parish. The Archives Department also offers research services for genealogy and court record information.

In addition, the Archives Department assists the Court and other agencies with storage of records.

The Elections Department is actively seeking new commissioners to work precincts around the parish. Classes will be held in late July. Download the general informational brochure here and call (225) 295-4765 for more information about the upcoming classes.
Precinct Update Information for East Baton Rouge Parish Here


The East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court’s Office is now offering the availability of Birth and Death Certificates at our Downtown location in City Hall only from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Certificates are available on a walk-in basis only.  No appointment is necessary.  Click here for more information.


Effective March 1, 2019, credit card payments will be accepted in our Suit Accounting Department for suit filing. 
The percentage rate cost for credit card payments will be 3.5%. 
Please contact the Administrative Accounting Department at (225) 389-5121 if you need further information about your account.