Richland Parish, Louisiana

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Richland Parish
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′N 91°46′W / 32.42°N 91.76°W / 32.42; -91.76
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedSeptember 29, 1868
Named forFertile (rich) land in the area
Largest cityRayville
 • Total564 sq mi (1,462 km2)
 • Land556 sq mi (1,439 km2)
 • Water9 sq mi (23 km2)  1.6%
 • Total20,043
 • Density36.1/sq mi (13.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code318
Congressional district5th

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.