Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
|Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana|
Natchitoches Parish Courthouse (completed 1939 as a WPA project)
Location within Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
|Founded||April 10, 1805|
|Named for||Natchitoches people|
|• Total||1,299 sq mi (3,364 km2)|
|• Land||1,252 sq mi (3,243 km2)|
|• Water||47 sq mi (122 km2), 3.6%|
|• Density||32/sq mi (12/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
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. The parish seat is Natchitoches. The parish was formed in 1805.