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Acadia Parish, Louisiana

US county information
NameAcadia Parish
StateLouisiana
SeatCrowley
Largest cityCrowley
US Area
Total Area658 sq mi (1704.2 km2)
Land Area655 sq mi (1696.5 km2)
Water Area2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population61773 (2010)
Density34.7/km2 (90/sq mi)
Named forThe Acadians
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Acadia Parish ( ) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Crowley. According to the 2010 census, the population of Acadia Parish is 61,773. The parish was founded from parts of St. Landry Parish in 1887 after an election to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.

Acadia Parish makes up the entire Crowley Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as part of the Lafayette - Acadiana Combined Statistical Area.


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