Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
Parish of Natchitoches
Natchitoches Parish Courthouse (completed 1939 as a WPA project)
Natchitoches Parish Courthouse (completed 1939 as a WPA project)
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Country United States
State Louisiana
RegionCentral Louisiana
FoundedApril 10, 1805
Named forNatchitoches people
Parish seatNatchitoches
Largest municipalityAshland (area)
Natchitoches (population)
Area
 • Total3,360 km2 (1,299 sq mi)
 • Land3,240 km2 (1,252 sq mi)
 • Water120 km2 (47 sq mi)
 • percentage9 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total39,566
 • Estimate 
(2018)
38,659
 • RankLA: 29th
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code318
Congressional district4th
WebsiteNatchitoches Parish Government

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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Natchitoches Parish". Center for Regional Heritage Research. Retrieved September 6, 2014.