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Lafourche Parish, LA

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, 1857
LA FOURCHE INTERIOR PARISH, situated in the southeast part of Louisiana, with the gulf of Mexico on the south. Area, 1,100 square miles. Face of the country low and flat; soil marshy, except along the streams. Seat of justice, Thibodeauxville. Pop. in 1810, 4,467; in 1820, 3,755; in 1830, 5,503; in 1840, 7,303; in 1850, 9,533. (Fanning's, 1853)


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