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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

US county information
NameSaint Landry Parish
StateLouisiana
SeatOpelousas
Largest cityOpelousas
US Area
Total Area939 sq mi (2432 km2)
Land Area929 sq mi (2406.1 km2)
Water Area10 sq mi (25.9 km2)
Population83384 (2010)
Density36.3/km2 (94/sq mi)
Named forSaint Landry
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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St. Landry Parish ( ) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is at the heart of Acadian/Cajun culture and heritage in Louisiana. The parish seat is Opelousas. According to the 2010 census, the population of St. Landry Parish is 83,384.

St. Landry Parish is part of the Opelousas - Eunice Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Lafayette - Acadiana Combined Statistical Area which has a population of 546,834.


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