Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

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Lafayette Parish (French: Paroisse de Lafayette) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 221,578.[1] The parish seat is Lafayette.[2] The parish was founded in 1823.[3] It was named in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "History". Lafayette County Sheriff's Office. Retrieved September 4, 2014.