Louisiana

LOUISIANA: Click this link to see all slave labor sites in the state.

Statehood: 1812; some parishes were established before Louisiana became a state
PARISHES: Click one of the parishes below to see all plantations/ workplaces in that county.

County Year Est. Details
Ascension 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Assumption 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Attakapas County 1805 Formed from the Louisiana territory, and split into St. Martin and St. Mary Parishes in 1811
Avoyelles 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Baton Rouge 1792 Formed from the West Florida territory, and split into East and West Baton Rouge Parihes in 1810
Bienville 1848 Formed from Claiborne Parish
Bossier 1843 Formed from Claiborne Parish
Caddo 1838 Formed from Natchitoches Parish
Calcasieu 1840 Formed from St. Landry Parish
Caldwell 1838 Formed from Catahoula and Ouachita Parishes
Carroll 1832 Formed from Ouachita Parish, and split into East and West Carroll Parishes in 1877
Catahoula 1808 Formed from Ouachita and Rapides Parishes
Claiborne 1828 Formed from Natchitoches Parish
Concordia 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
De Soto 1843 Formed from Caddo and Natchitoches Parishes
East Baton Rouge 1810 Formed from Baton Rouge Parish
East Feliciana 1824 Formed from Feliciana Parish
Franklin 1843 Formed from Carroll, Catahoula, Madison and Ouachita Parishes
Iberville 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Jackson 1845 Formed from Natchitoches and Ouachita Parishes
Jefferson 1825 Formed from Orleans Parish
Lafayette 1823 Formed from St. Martin Parish
Lafourche 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Livingston 1832 Formed from St. Helena Parish
Madison 1838 Formed from Concordia and Ouachita Parishes
Morehouse 1844 Formed from Ouachita and Catahoula Parishes
Natchitoches 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Orleans 1805 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Ouachita 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Plaquemines 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Pointe Coupee 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Rapides 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
Sabine 1843 Formed from Natchitoches Parish
St. Bernard 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
St. Charles 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
St. Helena 1811 Formed from the West Florida territory
St. James 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
St. John The Baptist 1807 Formed from the Louisiana territory
St. Landry 1805 Formed from the Louisiana territory
St. Martin 1811 Formed from Attakapas County
St. Mary 1811 Formed from Attakapas County
St. Tammany 1810 Formed from the West Florida territory
Tensas 1861 Formed from Madison and Concordia Parishes
Terrebonne 1822 Formed from Lafourche Parish
Union 1839 Formed from Ouachita Parish
Vermillion 1844 Formed from Lafayette Parish (Attakapas County)
Washington 1819 Formed from St. Tammany Parish
West Baton Rouge 1810 Formed from Baton Rouge Parish
West Feliciana 1824 Formed from Feliciana Parish
Winn 1852 Formed from Catahoula, Natchitoches and Rapides Parishes
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