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Merger of Parish Wards

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Merger of Parish Wards
St. Landry Parish Police Jury minutes, Sept 21, 1874. Motion made that ward 6, as designated by Act 137 of Legislature of 1856 be merged with ward 5 and that wards 1 4 remain as designated by said act.
Location Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Ward 4 Ward 5
Opelousas x        
Plaisance x        
Bellevue x        
Grand Coteau   x      
Prairie Gros Chevreul   x      
Coulee Crouche   x      
Washington     x    
Moundville     x    
Bayou Boeuf     x    
Waxia     x    
Old Grand Prairie     x    
Big Cane     x    
Atchafalaya     x    
Ville Platte       x  
Little Prairie Mammouth       x  
Chataignier       x  
Pine Woods       x  
Chicot       x  
Upper Plaquemine         x
Lower Plaquemine         x
Pointe Aux Loups         x
Faquetaique         x
Mallet Woods         x
Lyons Point         x
Mermento         x
Que Tortue         x


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