Rapides Parish, LA

RAPIDES PARISH, situated toward the west part of Louisiana, and traversed by Red river. Area, 600 square miles. Face of the country, in the north and south, hilly, subsiding into an alluvial plain which skirts Red river. Seat of justice, Alexandria. Pop. in 1810, 2,200; in 1820, 6,065; in 1830, 7,559; in 1840, 14,132; in 1850, 16,561. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Alexandria, LA City or Town
Cheneyville, LA City or Town
Pineville, LA City or Town
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