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East Carroll
Parish
French: Paroisse de Carroll Est

On  March 14, 1832  the Parish of Carroll,  was created out of the northern part of the original Concordia Parish created in 1809 and the eastern part of Ouachita Parish. Carroll Parish was named in honor of Charles Carroll, a philanthropist, statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. In 1855 the courthouse was relocated to Floyd, which is now in West Carroll Parish. Lake Providence was the first seat of government. Carroll Parish was divided into two parishes in 1877. The Bayou Macon forms the boundary line between the two. The division solved a feud over the site of the seat of government. Oak Grove was named the parish seat of West Carroll Parish. Lake Providence became the parish seat of East Carroll Parish.

                                                        

                              

Cities and Town

Lake Providence

Transylvania

                             

Adjacent Parishes

Chicot County, Arkansas (north)
Issaquena County, Mississippi (east)
Warren County, Mississippi (southeast)
 Madison Parish (south)
 Richland Parish (southwest)
West Carroll Parish (west)

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