Louisiana County Map, List of parishe in Louisiana with Seats

The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes (counties). Explore the Louisiana County Map, all Counties list along with their County Seats in alphabetical order and their population, areas and the date of formation.

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    Louisiana is one of the 50 states that exists in the southern part of the United States of America. The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge. The capital building of the state is in fact the largest capital building of fifty states in United States. The state shares the borders with Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east and the Gulf of Mexico to the South. The state has got a nick name called ‘The pelican State’.

    Louisiana is unique in its political divisions and administration. The sub-divisions are called Parishes which are similar to counties. The number of Parishes in Louisiana are sixty- four in number. They are the basic divisions of the state. Most of the Parishes are governed by elected body called Police Jury. To be specific, forty one out of sixty-four parishes governed by Police Jury. The remaining twenty-three parishes have got different forms of government like president council, council manager, Parish commission and consolidated parish city. The type of government that exists in the parishes are similar to the commission of the counties. The Police Jury has got official power to exercise for about fifty different functions. Many of the parishes can elect its own government its own Police Jury.

    Among the Parishes of Louisiana Plaquemines Parish is the biggest Parish by area which has got 2,429 square miles that accounts for 6,291 Kilometers. The smallest parish in the state is West Baton Rouge Parish. East Baton Rouge Parish has got most population among all the parishes of the state. The least populous parish is Tensas Parish.

    The largest city of Louisiana is New Orleans. This city is known as crucible as it has got many cultures and traditions. New Orleans is famous various festivals and celebrations, exciting night outs and parties and music and so on. The richest town in Louisiana is Central and Monroe is considered as the poorest city in the state.

    The U.S. state of Louisiana has 64 parishes (counties). This is list of Louisiana Counties and County Seats in alphabetical order along with check their population, areas and the date of formation.

    List of Counties in Louisiana with County Seats

    S.NParishParish SeatPopulationArea Formed
    1Acadia ParishCrowley61,773658 sq mi1886
    2Allen ParishOberlin25,764766 sq mi1912
    3Ascension ParishDonaldsonville107,215303 sq mi1807
    4Assumption ParishNapoleonville23,421364 sq mi1807
    5Avoyelles ParishMarksville42,073866 sq mi1807
    6Beauregard ParishDeRidder35,6541,166 sq mi1912
    7Bienville ParishArcadia14,353822 sq mi1848
    8Bossier ParishBenton116,979867 sq mi1843
    9Caddo ParishShreveport254,969937 sq mi1838
    10Calcasieu ParishLake Charles192,7681,094 sq mi1840
    11Caldwell ParishColumbia10,132541 sq mi1838
    12Cameron ParishCameron6,8391,932 sq mi1870
    13Catahoula ParishHarrisonburg10,407739 sq mi1808
    14Claiborne ParishHomer17,195768 sq mi1828
    15Concordia ParishVidalia20,822749 sq mi1807
    16De Soto ParishMansfield26,656895 sq mi1843
    17East Baton Rouge ParishBaton Rouge440,171471 sq mi1810
    18East Carroll ParishLake Providence7,759442 sq mi1877
    19East Feliciana ParishClinton20,267456 sq mi1824
    20Evangeline ParishVille Platte33,984680 sq mi1910
    21Franklin ParishWinnsboro20,767636 sq mi1843
    22Grant ParishColfax22,309664 sq mi1869
    23Iberia ParishNew Iberia73,2401,031 sq mi1868
    24Iberville ParishPlaquemine33,387653 sq mi1807
    25Jackson ParishJonesboro16,274580 sq mi1845
    26Jefferson Davis ParishJennings31,594659 sq mi1912
    27Jefferson ParishGretna432,552642 sq mi1825
    28La Salle ParishJena14,890663 sq mi1910
    29Lafayette ParishLafayette221,578270 sq mi1823
    30Lafourche ParishThibodaux96,3181,472 sq mi1807
    31Lincoln ParishRuston46,735472 sq mi1873
    32Livingston ParishLivingston128,026703 sq mi1832
    33Madison ParishTallulah12,093651 sq mi1838
    34Morehouse ParishBastrop27,979805 sq mi1844
    35Natchitoches ParishNatchitoches39,5661,299 sq mi1807
    36Orleans ParishNew Orleans343,829350 sq mi1807
    37Ouachita ParishMonroe153,720633 sq mi1807
    38Plaquemines ParishPointe a la Hache23,0422,429 sq mi1807
    39Pointe Coupee ParishNew Roads22,802591 sq mi1807
    40Rapides ParishAlexandria131,6131,362 sq mi1807
    41Red River ParishCoushatta9,091402 sq mi1871
    42Richland ParishRayville20,725564 sq mi1868
    43Sabine ParishMany24,2331,012 sq mi1843
    44Saint Bernard ParishChalmette35,8971,794 sq mi1807
    45Saint Charles ParishHahnville52,780410 sq mi1807
    46Saint Helena ParishGreensburg11,203409 sq mi1810
    47Saint James ParishConvent22,102258 sq mi1807
    48Saint John the Baptist ParishEdgard45,924348 sq mi1807
    49Saint Landry ParishOpelousas83,384939 sq mi1807
    50Saint Martin ParishSaint Martinville52,160817 sq mi1807
    51Saint Mary ParishFranklin54,650612 sq mi1811
    52Saint Tammany ParishCovington233,7401,124 sq mi1810
    53Tangipahoa ParishAmite121,097823 sq mi1869
    54Tensas ParishSaint Joseph5,066641 sq mi1843
    55Terrebonne ParishHouma111,8602,080 sq mi1822
    56Union ParishFarmerville22,721905 sq mi1839
    57Vermilion ParishAbbeville57,9991,538 sq mi1844
    58Vernon ParishLeesville52,3341,341 sq mi1871
    59Washington ParishFranklinton47,168676 sq mi1819
    60Webster ParishMinden41,207615 sq mi1871
    61West Baton Rouge ParishPort Allen23,788203 sq mi1807
    62West Carroll ParishOak Grove, West Carroll Parish11,604360 sq mi1877
    63West Feliciana ParishSaint Francisville15,6251,051 sq mi1824
    64Winn ParishWinnfield15,313957 sq mi1852
    Edited by: Vijay Kanth | Updated: September 30, 2021