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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

Baton Rouge Parish was created in 1792 in the West Floridas area. The land was divided into E. & W. Baton Rouge Parishes in 1810. East Baton Rouge Parish was created on 1810, from Baton Rouge Parish and the parish was named in honor of the French phrase baton rouge meaning red stick. A red stick was used by local Native Americans to mark the boundaries between tribal territories. The Parish seat is Baton Rouge.

Adjacent Parishes

Cities & Communities

  • Baker
  • Baton Rouge (County Seat & State Capital)
  • Baywood
  • Brownfields
  • Central
  • Gardere
  • Greenwell Springs
  • Inniswold
  • Merrydale
  • Monticello
  • Oak Hills Place
  • Old Jefferson
  • Port Hudson
  • Pride
  • Shenandoah
  • Village St. George
  • Westminster
  • Zachary



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Baton Rouge Digital Archive

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