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Calcasieu Parish Louisiana Genealogy and History

Founded: March 24, 1840

Named for: Atakapa word for crying eagle

Parish Seat: Lake Charles

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Cities: DeQuincy, Lake Charles (parish seat and largest municipality), Sulphur, Westlake.

Towns: Iowa, Vinton.

Census-designated places: Carlyss, Gillis, Hayes, Moss Bluff, Prien, Starks.

Other unincorporated communities: Mossville that was taken over by Sasol.

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Genealogy Research in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Calcasieu Parish Louisiana Clerk of Court
1000 Ryan St # 5
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 437-3550

Calcasieu Parish Louisiana Clerk of Court (West Calcasieu Annex)
500A N. Huntington Street
Sulphur, LA 70663
Phone: (337) 313-1140

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