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St. John the Baptist Parish, LA

St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, 1857
SAINT JOHN BAPTIST PARISH, situated In the southeast part of Louisiana, with Lakes Maurepas and Ponchartrain on the northwest and east Lake Allemande on the south, and traversed by Mississippi river. Area, 260 square miles. Seat of justice, St. John Baptist Parish c. h. Pop. in 1820, 3,854; in 1830, 5,700; in 1840, 5,776; in 1850, 7,317. (Fanning's, 1853)


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