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Most People Don’t Know How These 15 Louisiana Parishes Got Their Names

Louisiana has deep roots with Native American, Spanish, and French cultures, and they’ve all shaped everything from our street names to the food we eat. With 64 parishes, there’s a few we’ve found with interesting stories on how they got their names. Listed below are 15 parishes we thought may have little known histories on how they got their names.

 

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