Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 29.
ASSUMPTION PARISH, La., situated toward the southeast part of the state, and watered by the Mississippi and Bayou La Fourche. Area, ------- square miles. Courts are held at Assumption. Pop., 1840, 7,141; in 1850, 10,538.