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Rapides Parish History
The parish was created in 1807 after the United States acquired this territory in the Louisiana Purchase.
The parish seat is Alexandria, which developed along the Red River of the South.
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Updates: Nov 2017: obits for MOSELEY, BROWNELL. Marriage announcements for GUNN-LEWIS, POLLARD - JAMES. Bios for BLANCHARD, BUCK, MADDOX, MASON, McCOLLAM, MOORE, OWEN, RANSDELL, RICHARDSON, RYAN, WATERS, WILLIAMS