The Departmental Archives of Ariège (FR: Archives Départementales de l’Ariège) is the official archive for Department 09 in France.

France divides the country into numbered administrative regions, called departments. Department 09 is named after the Ariège River. This site is free to search.


Online Digital Collections

Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

Residence Records

Daily Life Records


  • Military registers, 1884-1918, more to be digitized for 1859-1884, check back, to find the military registration for an ancestor, add 20 years to the year of birth and you will have the appropriate class year (year they registered with the military). Info may include:
    • “civil status of the conscript;
    • information on the physique and level of education;
    • list of transfers and service in the military corps; physical damage suffered during the conflict;
    • list of campaigns in which the soldier participated;
    • list of military units to which the soldier has been assigned;
    • decorations and condemnations; merit and behavior considerations;
    • successive localities of residence of the individual.”


The Departmental Archives of Ariège is part of the Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées Region of France.

Departments in the Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées Region


Towns in Ariège
Hours of Operation and Cost
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Closed the first half of August

Cost: Free


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