Place:Morehouse, Louisiana, United States

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Morehouse Parish (French: Paroisse de Morehouse) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Bastrop. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,979.

Morehouse Parish is part of the Bastrop Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Monroe–Bastrop Combined Statistical Area. The parish was created in 1844 from part of Carroll Parish and Ouachita Parish.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1844 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1844 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 Probate 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
1850 3,913
1860 10,357
1870 9,387
1880 14,206
1890 16,786
1900 16,634
1910 18,786
1920 19,311
1930 23,689
1940 27,571
1950 32,038
1960 33,709
1970 32,463
1980 34,803
1990 31,938

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/la/morehous.hem


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