Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

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Natchitoches Parish
Natchitoches Parish Courthouse (completed 1939 as a WPA project)
Natchitoches Parish Courthouse (completed 1939 as a WPA project)
Map of Louisiana highlighting Natchitoches Parish
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°44′N 93°06′W / 31.73°N 93.1°W / 31.73; -93.1
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedApril 10, 1805
Named forNatchitoches people
SeatNatchitoches
Largest cityNatchitoches
Area
 • Total1,299 sq mi (3,360 km2)
 • Land1,252 sq mi (3,240 km2)
 • Water47 sq mi (120 km2)  3.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
39,179
 • Density32/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

Natchitoches Parish (French: Paroisse des Natchitoches ou Les Natchitoches) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,566.[1] The parish seat is Natchitoches.[2] The parish was formed in 1805.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Natchitoches Parish". Center for Regional Heritage Research. Retrieved September 6, 2014.