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Ouachita
Parish

Ouachita Parish was formed  in 1805 and the parish seat is Monroe.  It is known as "the mother parish of all north east Louisiana" .  Its name is taken from the Ouachita Native Americans that lived in the area in early era. It also lays claim to its name from the river that runs through Arkansas and the northern part of Louisiana. In 1844, Louisiana divided Ouachita parish and created Morehouse Parish. The year was 1819, when the first steamboat traveled on the Ouachita River. The steamboat, named Monroe, marked the beginning of the city of Monroe, which had originally been named Fort Miro.

Cities and towns

  • Monroe

  • Richwood

  • West Monroe

  • Brownsville-Bawcomville

  • Claiborne

  • Swartz

 

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