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Point Coupée Parish, LA

Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana, 1857
POINT COUPEE PARISH, situated in the part of Louisiana, with Mississippi river on the northeast and the Atchafalaya on the west. Area, 600 miles. Face of the country, flat; soil rich where capable of cultivation. Seat of justice, Point Coupee. Pop. in 1810, 4,539; in 1820, 4,912; in 1830, 5,936; in 1840, 7,898; in 1850, 11,339. (Fanning's, 1853)


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