Place:Acadia, Louisiana, United States

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NameAcadia
Alt namesAcadiasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeParish
Coordinates30.267°N 92.4°W
Located inLouisiana, United States
See alsoSt. Landry, Louisiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Acadia Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Crowley. As of the 2010 census, the population was 61,773. The parish was founded from parts of St. Landry Parish in 1886, and later an election was held to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.

Acadia Parish makes up the entire Crowley Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as part of the LafayetteAcadiana Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1886 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1890 13,231
1900 23,483
1910 31,847
1920 34,820
1930 39,326
1940 46,260
1950 47,050
1960 49,931
1970 52,109
1980 56,427
1990 55,882

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