Richland Parish, Louisiana

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Richland Parish
Parish of Richland
Alto Presbyterian Church
Alto Presbyterian Church
Map of Louisiana highlighting Richland Parish
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°25′18″N 91°45′43″W / 32.421736°N 91.762070°W / 32.421736; -91.762070
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedSeptember 29, 1878
Named forFertile (rich) land in the area
Largest townRayville
 • Total576 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Land559 sq mi (1,450 km2)
 • Water9.375 sq mi (24.28 km2)  1.6%
 • Total20,725
 • Estimate 
 • Density36/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Richland Parish is a parish located in the North Louisiana Delta Country in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat and largest community is Rayville. The parish was officially created on September 29, 1868.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Richland Parish". Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism. Retrieved September 5, 2014.