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Natchitoches Parish, LA

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, 1857
NATCHITOCHES PARISH, situated in the westerly part of Louisiana, and traversed by Red river. Area, 4000 square miles. Face of the country generally hilly; soil barren, except along Red river. Beat of justice, Natchitoches. Pop. in 1810, 2,870; in 1820, 7,486; in 1830, 7,905; in 1840, 14,350; in 1850, 14,201. (Fanning's, 1853)


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