Opelousas, Louisiana

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Opelousas, Louisiana
City of Opelousas
Old Federal Courthouse in Opelousas, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Old Federal Courthouse in Opelousas, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Motto(s): 
“Omnia ad Dei Gloriam - All Things to the Glory of God.”
Location of Opelousas in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Opelousas in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 30°31′41″N 92°05′04″W / 30.52806°N 92.08444°W / 30.52806; -92.08444Coordinates: 30°31′41″N 92°05′04″W / 30.52806°N 92.08444°W / 30.52806; -92.08444
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishSt. Landry
Incorporated1821
Government
 • MayorJulius Alsandor (Democrat)
Area
 • Total7.92 sq mi (20.53 km2)
 • Land7.92 sq mi (20.53 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
69 ft (21 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total16,634
 • Estimate 
(2019)
15,911
 • Density2,007.70/sq mi (775.19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70570
Area code(s)337
FIPS code22-58045
Websitehttp://www.cityofopelousas.com

Opelousas is the parish seat of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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