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...
Originally, Louisiana was the territory of Spain and then France, both Roman
Catholic countries, and those colonial powers divided their lands according to ...
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
Louisiana was founded by the Spanish and French governments which were
mostly Roman Catholic. Louisiana was broken up into "church" parishes. Later
Nov 25, 2009 ... The U.S. state of Alaska is not divided into counties, as are 48 other states (
Louisiana having parishes instead), but it is divided into boroughs.
Feb 21, 2005 ... It is divided into parishes. link ... http://enlou.com/parishes/ ... In addition to
Louisiana and Alaska having no counties, there are two states, ...
Apr 8, 2016 ... We have parishes instead of counties because of Louisiana's strong connection
with the Catholic church. Catholic churches have parishioners, ...
Counties in the USA are considered geographical subdivisions of the states in
which they are part of. While the ... Louisiana has Parishes instead of Counties.
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
Louisiana has parishes instead of counties, because of our Continental heritage.
Bird images from Common Birds of Louisiana by Mrs. S. Elizabeth Hewes.