Saint Landry Parish , Louisiana

Saint Landry Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Saint Landry Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 83,384 and a population density of 34 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 81,440 inhabitants. Its county seat is Opelousas. The county was created 215 years ago in 1806.

Saint Landry Parish Quick Facts

Population : 81,440 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Area : 2432 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital : Opelousas
Establishment : January 01, 1807
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:57:33 (21st May 2022)
Density : 33 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.39% (2010-2020)
Saint Landry Parish locator map
Location of Saint Landry Parish on Louisiana map.
St Landry Parish Courthouse at Opelousas during the Civil War image
St Landry Parish Courthouse at Opelousas during the Civil War
St Landry Parish Courthouse at Opelousas during the Civil War image

Geography

Saint Landry Parish is located at 30°35'56"N 92°0'21"W (30.5988500, -92.0058600). It has 6 neighbors: Acadia Parish, Avoyelles Parish, Evangeline Parish, Lafayette Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish and Saint Martin Parish.

Saint Landry Parish map

Saint Landry Parish Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saint Landry Parish.

City Name Population Title
Opelousas 15,562 Parish seat of St.
Eunice 9,655 City in Louisiana, United States
Sunset 2,962 Town in Louisiana, USA
Port Barre 2,093 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Krotz Springs 1,157 Town in Louisiana, United States of America
Leonville 1,093 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Arnaudville 1,041 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Melville 1,023 Town in St.
Washington 903 Town in St.
Grand Coteau 897 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Cankton 504 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Saint Landry Parish has 6 neighbours.

  • Opelousas

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Saint Landry Parish decreased by 2.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 83,384 - census
2011 83,442 0.07% estimation process
2012 83,466 0.03% estimation process
2013 83,415 -0.06% estimation process
2014 83,680 0.32% estimation process
2015 83,649 -0.04% estimation process
2016 83,768 0.14% estimation process
2017 83,535 -0.28% estimation process
2018 82,782 -0.91% estimation process
2019 82,124 -0.8% estimation process
2020 81,440 -0.84% estimation process

Paroisse de Saint Landry, Saint Landry

People born in Saint Landry Parish (10)

People born in Saint Landry Parish, including accordion player and Zydeco musician Clifton Chenier, Roman Catholic prelate Jude Speyrer, blues singer and guitarist Lonnie Brooks, .

List

  • Roscoe Chenier (American guitarist and singer) he was born in 06/11/1941
  • Gilbert Dupre (American politician) he was born in 20/09/1858
  • Hadley Castille (Cajun fiddler) he was born in 03/03/1933
  • Lucius Jacques Dupré (American politician) he was born in 18/04/1822
  • Charles Homer Mouton (American politician) he was born in 08/12/1823
  • Armand Brinkhaus (Louisiana lawyer and former state representative and state senator) he was born in 07/11/1935
  • E. D. Estilette (Louisiana lawyer and politician) he was born in 19/12/1833

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