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Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

US county information
NameTerrebonne Parish
StateLouisiana
SeatHouma
Largest cityHouma
US Area
Total Area2080 sq mi (5387.2 km2)
Land Area1255 sq mi (3250.5 km2)
Water Area825 sq mi (2136.8 km2)
Population108576 (2008)
Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Named forterre bonne, French for good earth due to the richness and fertility of the soil.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Terrebonne Parish (French: Paroisse Terrebonne) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Houma. Its population was 111,860 (as of 2010). It is the second largest parish in Louisiana in terms of land area.

Terrebonne Parish is part of the Houma - Bayou Cane - Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Terrebonne is represented in the Louisiana House of Representatives by the Republican businessman Gordon Dove of Houma. Dove's seat was previously held by Hunt Downer, a former Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives.


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