(French: Paroisse de Saint-Jacques)
St. James is one of the state's
nineteen original parishes, created by act of the territorial legislature,
March 31, 1807. The original seat of government was the community of St.
James, on the west bank of the Mississippi, but this was moved in 1869 to
what is now Convent, on the east bank
Cities and towns
St. John the
Baptist Parish (east)
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