Livingston Parish, Louisiana

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Livingston Parish
Old Livingston Parish Courthouse in Springfield
Old Livingston Parish Courthouse in Springfield
Nickname(s): 
The L.P.
Map of Louisiana highlighting Livingston 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°26′N 90°44′W / 30.44°N 90.73°W / 30.44; -90.73
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedFebruary 10, 1832
Named forEdward Livingston
SeatLivingston
Largest cityDenham Springs
Area
 • Total703 sq mi (1,820 km2)
 • Land648 sq mi (1,680 km2)
 • Water55 sq mi (140 km2)  7.8%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total128,026
 • Estimate 
(2018)
139,567
 • Density180/sq mi (70/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.livingstonparishla.gov

Livingston Parish (French: Paroisse de Livingston) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Livingston Parish is known as one of the six Florida Parishes, a region of the State of Louisiana that was bought from Spanish Florida.

Livingston Parish is part of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 128,026.[1] Its parish seat is located in the City of Livingston.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.