Place:Assumption, Louisiana, United States

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NameAssumption
Alt namesAssumptionsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
L'Assomption Parishsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22018617
TypeParish
Coordinates29.867°N 91.083°W
Located inLouisiana, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Assumption Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana, and was formed in 1807 as an original parish of the Louisiana Territory. Its parish seat is Napoleonville. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,421. Assumption is one of the 22 Acadiana parishes. Its major product is sugarcane. In proportion to its area, Assumption Parish produces the most sugar of any parish of Louisiana.

Assumption Parish is part of the Pierre Part Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Baton Rouge–Pierre Part Combined Statistical Area.

Assumption Parish is represented in the Louisiana House of Representatives by Joe Harrison (Republican), Karen Gaudet St. Germain (Democrat), and Elton Aubert (Democrat).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1788 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1788 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1788 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1807 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 2,472
1820 3,576
1830 5,669
1840 7,141
1850 10,538
1860 15,379
1870 13,234
1880 17,010
1890 19,629
1900 21,620
1910 24,128
1920 17,912
1930 15,990
1940 18,541
1950 17,278
1960 17,991
1970 19,654
1980 22,084
1990 22,753

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