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)
Location within Louisiana
Location within Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within 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.