Place:Jefferson, Louisiana, United States

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NameJefferson
Alt namesJeffersonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeParish
Coordinates29.733°N 90.1°W
Located inLouisiana, United States
See alsoOrleans, 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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Jefferson Parish (French: Paroisse de Jefferson) is a parish in Louisiana, United States that includes most of the suburbs of New Orleans. The seat of parish government is Gretna. As of the 2010 census, the population was 432,552.

Metropolitan New Orleans, a seven-parish area which includes Jefferson, is the largest metropolitan area in the state. Jefferson Parish is considered part of the Greater New Orleans Area. Jefferson Parish was less affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and has rebounded at a more rapid pace than neighboring Orleans Parish.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1825 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 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
1830 6,846
1840 10,470
1850 25,093
1860 15,372
1870 17,767
1880 12,166
1890 13,221
1900 15,321
1910 18,247
1920 21,563
1930 40,032
1940 50,427
1950 103,873
1960 208,769
1970 337,568
1980 454,592
1990 448,306

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External links

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