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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

US county information
NameEast Baton Rouge Parish
SeatBaton Rouge
Largest cityBaton Rouge
US Area
Total Area471 sq mi (1219.9 km2)
Land Area455 sq mi (1178.5 km2)
Water Area15 sq mi (38.9 km2)
Population440171 (2010)
Density349.7/km2 (906/sq mi)
Named forbâton rouge, French for red stick
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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East Baton Rouge Parish ( ) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Baton Rouge, Louisiana's state capital. As of the 2010 census, the population was 440,171. The parish has a total area of 471 sqmi (1219884400 m2), of which 455 sqmi (1178444590.2 m2) is land and 15 sqmi (38849821.7 m2) (3.21%) is water. It is the most populous parish in the state. .

East Baton Rouge Parish is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Baton Rouge - Pierre Part Combined Statistical Area.

The parish courthouse in Baton Rouge is one of twenty-six public buildings constructed by the contractor George A. Caldwell.

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