Place:Lafourche, Louisiana, United States

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NameLafourche
Alt namesLafourchesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Lafourche Interiorsource: Resource:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990, 1810-50 censuses
TypeParish
Coordinates29.533°N 90.467°W
Located inLouisiana, United States
See alsoTerrebonne, Louisiana, United StatesChild 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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Lafourche Parish is a parish located in the south of the U.S. state of Louisiana. It was originally the northern part of Lafourche Interior Parish, which consisted of the present parishes of Lafourche and Terrebonne. The parish seat is Thibodaux. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,318.

Lafourche Parish is part of the HoumaBayou CaneThibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area. The state-recognized Native American Houma Tribe lives in both Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1807 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1930 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
1810 1,995
1820 3,755
1830 5,503
1840 7,303
1850 9,532
1860 14,044
1870 14,719
1880 19,113
1890 22,095
1900 28,882
1910 33,111
1920 30,344
1930 32,419
1940 38,615
1950 42,209
1960 55,381
1970 68,941
1980 82,483
1990 85,860

Research Tips

External links

www.lapage.com/parishes/lafou.htm


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