Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

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Evangeline Parish
Parish of Evangeline
Evangeline Bank and Trust Co. Building, Ville Platte, Louisiana
Evangeline Bank and Trust Co. Building, Ville Platte, Louisiana
Map of Louisiana highlighting Evangeline Parish
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°44′N 92°25′W / 30.73°N 92.41°W / 30.73; -92.41
Country United States
State Louisiana
Founded1910
Named forAcadian heroine of the poem "Evangeline"
SeatVille Platte
Largest cityVille Platte
Area
 • Total680 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land662 sq mi (1,710 km2)
 • Water17 sq mi (40 km2)  2.5%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total33,984
 • Estimate 
(2018)
33,443
 • Density50/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district5th

Evangeline Parish (French: Paroisse d'Évangéline) is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,984.[1] The parish seat is Ville Platte.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.