Map of louisiana parishes and cities. This map shows louisianas 64 parishes. State of louisiana with the state capital baton rouge major cities populated places highways main roads and more. The name of the parish is derived from the former french colony of acadia in canada. Louisianas 10 largest cities are new orleans baton rouge shreveport metairie lafayette lake charles kenner bossier city monroe and alexandria.
Paroisses in the same manner that 48 other states of the united states are divided into counties and alaska is divided into boroughs. Note that each map may be enlarged by clicking on it or its title. New orleans baton rouge shreveport. Part of the vast region claimed by la salle for france in 1682 it was first successfully settled in 1718 with the foundation of new orleans.
Also available is a detailed louisiana parish map with parish seat cities. This page was last updated 421201 6 you are visitor number since october 27 2001. Reference map of louisiana showing the location of us. 51843 sq mi 135382 sq km.
We have a more detailed satellite image of louisiana without parish boundaries. The map above is a landsat satellite image of louisiana with parish boundaries superimposed.