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Evangeline Parish Louisiana
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Map of Evangeline Parish
Evangeline Parish

The parish was created out of lands formerly belonging to St. Landry Parish on June 10, 1910.
The parish was named Evangeline in honor of the Acadian people who lived further south; their history had been commemorated in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's narrative poem, Evangeline.
The parish seat is Ville Platte

Cities, Towns, and Villages
Basile * Chataignier * Mamou * Pine Prairie

Bayou Chicot * Turkey Creek * Ville Platte * Lone Pine * Saint Landry

Rural communities: Pine Claire, Vidrine, John Reed, Beaver Creek, Lake Cove

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Adjacent Parishes
Rapides Parish (north)
Avoyelles Parish (northeast)
St. Landry Parish (east)
Acadia Parish (south)
Allen Parish (west)


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