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of Plaquemines Parish Records

  Linda Simpson
  Parish Archivist

This page was last updated on Monday, 27-May-2013 22:04:12 EDT  


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Plaquemines Parish was founded in 1807. Being the southern most parish in Louisiana; it is a peninsula, surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Mississippi River divides the parish in two, and empties into the gulf here. The great "River Road" begins, and ends in the parish; and the hunting and fishing are unbelievable. As of 1990, the population of the parish was 25,575 people. With a water area of 1,584.0 square miles, and land area covering some 844.6 square miles; the population averages out to approx. 30.3 people per square mile. The parish seat is Pointe A la Hache.

Plaquemines Parish Courthouse Burns January 12, 2002; Some Files Saved.

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Pictures of Plaquemines Parish after Hurricane Katrina August 29, 2005

St Thomas Church and Cemetery



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