Place:Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

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Lafayette Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Lafayette. As of the 2010 census, the population was 221,578.

Lafayette Parish is part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Lafayette–Acadiana Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1823 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 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
1850 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 5,653
1840 7,841
1850 6,720
1860 9,003
1870 10,388
1880 13,235
1890 15,966
1900 22,825
1910 28,733
1920 30,841
1930 38,827
1940 43,941
1950 57,743
1960 84,656
1970 109,716
1980 150,017
1990 164,762

Research Tips

External links

www.lafayettegov.org


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