List of Louisiana Counties (parishes) and their County Seats in alphabetical order, populations, areas and the date of formation. The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 counties.S.NParishParish SeatPopulation (2011)1Acadia ParishCrowley61,7732Allen ParishOberlin25,7643Ascension ParishDonaldsonville107,2154Assumption ParishNapoleonville23,421
There are a total of 64 counties in the state of Louisiana. Among them, Ascension Parish is the oldest one (established in 1807) while Allen Parish is the youngest (established in 1912). With population of 440,171, East Baton Rouge Parish is the most populated.
Following the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the territorial legislative council divided the Territory of Orleans (the predecessor of Louisiana state) into 12 counties. The borders of these counties were poorly defined, but they roughly coincided with the colonial parishes, and hence used the same names.
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GENERAL INFO. The US state Louisiana (LA) is the 25th largest state by population and 31st biggest state by area. Louisiana has 64 counties ranking it the 24th state with the most counties in USA.
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List of parishes in Louisiana. The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes in the same way that 48 of the other states of the United States are divided into counties ( Alaska is divided into boroughs and census areas). Forty-one parishes are governed by a council called the Police Jury.
The Louisiana Parishes section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 64 Louisiana Parishes. Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks ...
Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes, which are equivalent to counties, and contains 308 incorporated municipalities consisting of four consolidated city-parishes, and 304 cities, towns, and villages. Louisiana's municipalities cover only 7.9% of the state's land mass but are home to 45.3% of its population.
- St. Charles Parish. Biggest Place: Luling. Population: 52,773. Median Income: $69,019 (2nd best) Median Home Price: $201,700.0 (5th best) Unemployment Rate: 554.6% (19th best)
- St. Tammany Parish. Biggest Place: Slidell. Population: 255,155. Median Income: $68,905 (3rd best) Median Home Price: $218,500.0 (3rd best) Unemployment Rate: 549.7% (18th best)
- West Baton Rouge Parish. Biggest Place: Addis. Population: 26,101. Median Income: $65,385 (4th best) Median Home Price: $200,000.0 (6th best) Unemployment Rate: 448.4% (4th best)
- Plaquemines Parish. Biggest Place: Belle Chasse. Population: 23,338. Median Income: $57,204 (8th best) Median Home Price: $190,600.0 (8th best) Unemployment Rate: 389.8% (best)