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)
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    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Alexandria, LA City or Town
    Cheneyville, LA City or Town
    Pineville, LA City or Town
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