St. Landry Parish, LA

SAINT LANDRE PARISH, situated toward the south part of Louisiana, with Atchafalaya river on the east. Area, 2,000 square miles. Face of the country, uneven, subsiding toward the south into a plain; soil, generally sterile. Seat of justice, Opelousas Pop. in 1820, 10,085; in 1830, 12,591; in 1840, 15,233; in 1850, 22,353. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Containing Unit
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Grand Coteau, LA City or Town
Opelousas, LA City or Town
Washington, LA City or Town
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