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1805 Map
Map from Encyclopedia Louisiana
http://www.enlou.com/
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CURRENT PARISH MAP

   

Parish

County Seat

Founded

Acadia Parish

Crowley

1886

Allen Parish

Oberlin

1910

Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville

1807

Assumption Parish

Napoleonville

1807

Avoyelles Parish

Marksville

1807

Beauregard Parish

DeRidder

1912

Bienville Parish

Arcadia

1848

Bossier Parish

Benton

1843

Caddo Parish

Shreveport

1838

Calcasieu Parish

Lake Charles

1840

Caldwell Parish

Columbia

1838

Cameron Parish

Cameron

1832

Catahoula Parish

Harrisonburg

1808

Claiborne Parish

Homer

1828

Concordia Parish

Vidalia

1807

DeSoto Parish

Mansfield

1843

East Baton Rouge Parish

Baton Rouge

1810

East Carroll Parish

Lake Providence

1877

East Feliciana Parish

Clinton

1824

Evangeline Parish

Ville Platte

1908

Franklin Parish

Winnsboro

1843

Grant Parish

Colfax

1869

Iberia Parish

New Iberia

1868

Iberville Parish

Plaquemine

1807

Jackson Parish

Jonesboro

1845

Jefferson Davis Parish

Jennings

1912

Jefferson Parish

Gretna

1825

Lafayette Parish

Lafayette

1823

Lafourche Parish

Thibodaux

1807

LaSalle Parish

Jena

1908

Lincoln Parish

Ruston

1873

Livingston Parish

Livingston

1832

Madison Parish

Tallulah

1838

Morehouse Parish

Bastrop

1844

Natchitoches Parish

Natchitoches

1807

Orleans Parish

New Orleans

1807

Ouachita Parish

Monroe

1807

Plaquemines Parish

Pointe A La Hache

1807

Pointe Coupee Parish

New Roads

1807

Rapides Parish

Alexandria

1807

Red River Parish

Coushatta

1871

Richland Parish

Rayville

1852

Sabine Parish

Many

1843

St. Bernard Parish

Chalmette

1807

St. Charles Parish

Hahnville

1807

St. Helena Parish

Greensburg

1810

St. James Parish

Convent

1807

St. John The Baptist Parish

LaPlace

1807

St. Landry Parish

Opelousas

1807

St. Martin Parish

Saint Martinville

1815

St. Mary Parish

Franklin

1811

St. Tammany Parish

Covington

1810

Tangipahoa Parish

Amite

1843

Tensas Parish

Saint Joseph

1843

Terrebonne Parish

Houma

1822

Union Parish

Farmerville

1839

Vermilion Parish

Abbeville

1844

Vernon Parish

Leesville

1871

Washington Parish

Franklinton

1819

Webster Parish

Minden

1871

West Baton Rouge Parish

Port Allen

1807

West Carroll Parish

Oak Grove

1877

West Feliciana Parish

Saint Francisville

1824

Winn Parish

Winnfield

1852

Extinct Parishes

Attakaps Parish - One of the state's original parishes, created in 1807, it was discontinued sometime after 1810.

Baton Rouge Parish - Created in 1807; divided into East Baton Rouge and West Baton Rouge in 1810.

Carroll Parish - Created sometime before 1840, and divided into East and West Carroll Parishes in 1877.

Feliciana Parish - Another divided parish. This one, created before 1820, was divided in 1877 into East and West Feliciana.

Opelousas Parish
- Created sometime before 1810 and later dissolved.



 
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Chalmette

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Crowley

De Ridder

Donaldsonville

Eunice

Folsom

Fort Polk (Leesville)

Franklin

Hahnville

Hammond

Harvey

Houma

Incorporated

Jennings

Kenner

Lafayette

Lake Charles

Laplace

Luling

Madisonville

Mandeville

Marrero

Metairie

Minden

Monroe

Morgan City

Natchitoches

New Iberia

New Orleans

New Orleans suburbs

New Roads

Opelousas

Plaquemine

Ruston

Shreveport

Slidell

Sulphur

Tallulah

Terrytown

Thibodaux

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