Attakapas area Libraries
With Genealogical Collections


Lafayette LDS Family History Center

Lafayette Family History Center
116 E. Bluebird Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70508
Note: Your access to hundreds of thousands of microfilm and microfiche through out the world


Iberia Parish Library

445 E. Main Street
New Iberia, La

Note: No information about the libraries genealogical collection at this time


Lafayette Public Library

Lafayette Public Library's main branch
301 W. Congress St
Lafayette, LA


The Lafayette Public Library houses a large collection of genealogical materials that is constantly being updated. There are thousands of genealogy books both in the special reference collections and in the general collection. The library also has microfilms of the U. S. Census of Louisiana, genealogy periodicals, and a subscription to the online service Ancestry.com that includes access to numerous databases, including images of the U. S. Census (this database is available only from within the Lafayette Public Library). The Lafayette Genealogical Society holds its regular meetings at the library.
Note: Genealogy Collection 2nd floor


Saint Martin Parish Library

St. Martinville Public Library
201 Porter Street
St. Martinville, LA 70582

The Saint Martin Parish Library houses a large collection of genealogical material. Thousands of books, microfilms, family genealogies, Tax records of St. Martin, earlier records of Louisiana, periodicals, Microfilm reader and printer and subscription to Ancestry Plus online database.This includes images of the U.S. Census (this database is only available from within the St. Martin Parish Library) In addition, The library holds monthly work shops for individuals wanting to learn more about genealogy They also have a computer within their genealogical room that has genealogical programs for your use.