Place:St. Landry, Louisiana, United States

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St. Landry Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is at the heart of Creole and Cajun culture and heritage in Louisiana. The parish seat is Opelousas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 83,384.

St. Landry Parish is part of the Opelousas–Eunice Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the LafayetteAcadiana Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 546,834.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1756 Marriage 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
1920 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 5,048
1820 10,085
1830 12,591
1840 15,233
1850 22,253
1860 23,104
1870 25,553
1880 40,004
1890 40,250
1900 52,906
1910 66,661
1920 51,697
1930 60,074
1940 71,481
1950 78,476
1960 81,493
1970 80,364
1980 84,128
1990 80,331

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