Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
Natchitoches Parish Courthouse IMG 2041.JPG
Natchitoches Parish Courthouse (completed 1939 as a WPA project)
Map of Louisiana highlighting Natchitoches Parish
Location in the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the U.S.
FoundedApril 10, 1805
Named forNatchitoches people
Largest cityNatchitoches
 • Total1,299 sq mi (3,364 km2)
 • Land1,252 sq mi (3,243 km2)
 • Water47 sq mi (122 km2), 3.6%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)39,179
 • Density32/sq mi (12/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: 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.[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.