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Acadia Map
Acadia Parish
The parish was founded from parts of St. Landry Parish in 1886
The parish seat is Crowley.

The Attakapas Indians were the early inhabitants of Acadia Parish. Claimed by France in 1682, the Louisiana territory was held as a French colony until 1763, when it was ceded to Spain. Louisiana was returned to France in 1800 under Napoleon. Three years later, the United States purchased the Louisiana territory.

During the French regime Acadia Parish was a part of the district known as Poste des Opelousas, later known as St. Landry Parish, from which several southwest parishes were formed. Under United States jurisdiction, Opelousas became the seat of all legal transaction. [source: Wikipedia]

Cities, Towns, and Villages
Church Point * Crowley * Duson * Estherwood * Eunice * Iota * Mermentau * Morse * Rayne *

Unincorporated Communities
Branch * Egan * Ellis * Evangeline * Ebenezer * Lyons Point * Maxie * Midland *
Mire (formerly Marais Bouleur and Bosco) * Mowata * Richard * Robert's Cove

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Website Updates:
Nov 2017:  obits for THIBODEAUX, MILLER.  Bios for CHERRY, TAYLOR, WEBB

Previous Updates:  Burials in Myers and Duhon Cemeteries,  obits for BAROUSSE, FRONT, READ, SARVER, CLEMENTS, HARMAN; bio for DUSON; Court news for SLOAN


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Adjacent Parishes
Evangeline Parish (north)
St. Landry Parish (northeast)
Lafayette Parish (east)
Vermilion Parish (south)
Jefferson Davis Parish (west)

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