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French Settlement
Livingston Parish, Louisiana


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of French Settlement is approximately 915 (1999).
The approximate number of families is 359 (1990).
The amount of land area in French Settlement is 7.012 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.031 sq kilometers.
The distance from French Settlement to Washington DC is 998 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 21 miles. (as the crow flies)
French Settlement is positioned 30.31 degrees north of the equator and 90.80 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the southwestern portion of Livingston Parish
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for French Settlement. This community was once known as Londell. It became French Settlement after the general store of Joseph Salassi. It seems that the steamers from New Orleans would set out for Salassi's store and began to say they were going to "French Settlement." Soon the name became more and more prevalent.
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The incorporation of French Settlement

June 13, 1965


Things to see and do in the area.

Creole Festival held annually on the 2nd Sunday of September

Amite River at the north end and south end of the village.
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French Settlement City Government

City of French Settlement
16015 LA Hwy 16
P.O. Box 3
French Settlement, LA 70733
Phone: 225-698-6100
Fax: 225-698-3007
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

French Settlement is governed by a mayor, three aldermen and an elected police chief.

French Settlement Libraries

French Settlement Library
Phone: 225-698-3015

French Settlement Schools

Here is a schools page for French Settlement French Settlement


The population of French Settlement was:
1990 - 829
1999 - 915

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