The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes (French: paroisses) in the
same way that 48 other states of the United States are divided into counties.
Alaska, the other exception, is divid...
According to the National Association of Counties, only one state has parishes
instead of counties. Counties are called parishes in Louisiana, but the difference
Louisiana's government is like that of no other state in the United States of
America. Louisiana has "parishes" instead of "counties" and each of those
I believe this stems from the State's origin as a French and Spanish Colony. The
colony's governance was divided into small geographic units (French: paroisse; ...
Feb 21, 2005 ... It is divided into parishes. ... In addition to Louisiana and Alaska having no
counties, there are two states, Connecticut and Rhode Island, that ...
As part of Louisiana's French legacy counties are called "parishes." Early French
and Spanish settlers influenced the legal system in Louisiana. Despite popular ...
Louisiana's Police Jury form of government has been around since the early
1800's. ... our state is unique in the nation in that is has parishes instead of
Louisiana is the only state in the union that does not have counties. ... Saint
Martin Parish is home to the world's largest freshwater river basin, the
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Parishes. ... Louisiana is the only state with parishes instead of county's. I live in ...