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  Washington Parish, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Washington Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana.
Washington Parish was formed in 1819 by splitting off from St.
Franklinton became the parish seat on February 10, 1821.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_Parish,_Louisiana   (377 words)

 Washington, Louisiana -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Washington is a (An urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city) town located in (Click link for more info and facts about St. Landry Parish, Louisiana) St.
Washington is located at 30°36'52" North, 92°3'30" West (30.614428, -92.058363).
Out of the total population, 58.0% of those under the age of 18 and 38.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/w/wa/washington,_louisiana.htm   (456 words)

 Washington, LA News
WASHINGTON Louisiana's secretary of state says he's scrambling to make sure the city can hold credible elections next year even though thousands of New Orleans voters are still displaced from Hurricane Katrina.
Louisiana members of Congress are demanding an explanation of why the federal government is collecting only a small fraction of the anti-dumping duties imposed on Chinese producers of crawfish.
Louisiana lawmakers rejoin a national battle today over what is often called therapeutic cloning in a debate likely to mirror one being played out in other state legislatures and in Congress.
www.topix.net /city/washington-la   (975 words)

 Washington, LA
Washington, LA Welcome to Washington, LA! Be sure to stop by the Steamboat Warehouse Restaurant while in Washington or the surrounding area.
Washington has many wonderful old live oaks, many of which are recorded in the register of the Louisiana Live Oak Society.
The historic significance of Washington is recorded in the National Historic Registry, encompassing 80% of the town.
www.washingtonla.com   (387 words)

 Washington and Louisiana ballot tax measures under scrutiny
And Louisiana voters who thought they would soon see the end of some sales taxes have learned that's not necessarily the case.
The most closely watched tax issue was in Washington, where tax protesters have been trying for years to reduce taxes via the voting booth.
On Nov. 13, Louisiana Secretary of State Fox McKeithen announced that although voters approved a constitutional amendment abolishing the state's 4-cent state sales tax on food and utilities, the taxes would not be repealed because a companion measure to raise the income tax to make up for lost sales taxes was rejected.
www.bankrate.com /brm/itax/state/20001123a.asp   (772 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Nestled in Northern St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, is one of the oldest settlements in Louisiana.
With the distinction as Louisiana's third oldest settlement, many of Washington's homes and building are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Town of Washington, as it is known today, was incorporated in 1835.
www.washington-la.org   (325 words)

 Robert Tinney Graphics
Washington is the third oldest settlement in Louisiana; by the time the Wardens of the Church began selling "arpent lots" (a French unit of town property measuring just under an acre) in 1822, the site of the town had been occupied for over a century.
For 70 years thereafter Washington was the western-most steamboat port on the southern frontier with direct river access to the port of New Orleans.
In 1883 the railroad came to Washington, signaling the inevitable decline of steamboats as a viable commercial transport industry.
www.tinney.net /portraits/washington.htm   (629 words)

 WNC: News
WASHINGTON — About a hundred Louisianans were led in worship and celebration by prominent religious figures from the state at a special service held March 17 at Washington National Cathedral.
Bishop Jenkins later observed with a smile that, as a Louisiana celebration, the state day event was akin to a “toned down fais-do-do” the Cajun communal dance.
Ed Miller of Baton Rouge, who works in Washington as a representative of Louisiana State University, carried the state flag in the service processional and placed it on the chancel steps where it will remain for a week to further recognize the state.
www.cathedral.org /cathedral/news/louisiana.shtml   (830 words)

 Washington Parish Tourism Commission - Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The America's WETLAND campaign was launched by the State of Louisiana in order to raise public awareness of the impact the state's wetland loss has on the state, nation and world.
New Orleans' most prominent heritage attraction is the Louisiana State Museum, a complex of national landmarks housing thousands of artifacts and works of art reflecting Louisiana's legacy of historic events and cultural diversity.
The State Library of Louisiana is one of your greatest sources for research, cultural, and governmental information, with special emphasis on resources unique to Louisiana.
www.washingtonparishtourism.com /links   (1548 words)

 NOLA.com: Washington News
WASHINGTON -- Engineers looking into failures in the New Orleans levee system say they have received reports of possible malfeasance in construction of canal floodwalls that failed during Hurricane Katrina and believe more investigation is needed.
WASHINGTON -- The chairman of a House committee investigating the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina complained Wednesday that requested communications involving the office of President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, the Defense Department and Army Corps of Engineers haven't been provided.
WASHINGTON -- Over a period of three years, the Coushatta Indians of Louisiana were duped into paying $37 million to two Washington lobbyists who scared them into thinking the tribe's highly profitable casino could be closed at any time, tribal members told a Senate committee on Wednesday.
www.nola.com /news/t-p/washington   (427 words)

 Louisiana Travel - Home Page
The Louisiana Cultural Economy Initiative (CEI) was founded in the Spring of 2005 as a catalyst for growth within the state's burgeoning cultural economy.
Its primary mission is to support the development and enhancement of the unique cultural industries of Louisiana.
The Louisiana Economy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.
www.louisianatravel.com   (178 words)

 Louisiana election results 2004 - washingtonpost.com
Louisiana has 9 out of 538 total electoral votes.
Republicans have another strong opportunity to pick up a Southern Senate seat with the vacancy created by the retirement of Democratic Sen. John Breaux.
Louisiana elected its first female governor, Democrat Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, in 2003.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/elections/2004/la   (494 words)

 St. Landry Parish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The town of Washington on Bayou Courtableau is the jewel in the crown of St. Landry Parish.
Once the second largest port in Louisiana and a major inland commercial route for the area, Washington was a thriving steamboat town in its heyday.
Furnished with lovely Louisiana antiques, Camellia Cove is situated on two quiet acres surrounded by shade trees and a variety of camellia bushes.
www.cajuntravel.com /washington.html   (1063 words)

 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
La Belle Saison, 20 minutes north of Lafayette, lies in the heart of Louisiana's "Acadiana." Settled in 1720, Washington boasts a fascinating history as a nineteenth century steamboat port and frontier commercial center.
Eighty percent of Washington is included in the historic district of the Register of National Historic places.
Washington has over 250 historical structures, including Magnolia Ridge Plantation with five miles of footpaths, the fabulous
www.labellesaison.com   (331 words)

 Washington, Louisiana LA, town profile (Saint Landry Parish) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Washington, LA Washington is in Saint Landry Parish, in the Opelousas-Eunice metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $11,607, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $140.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=3630   (464 words)

 Washington Parish Page Locale
The Louisiana Scenic Byways brochure of the 13 Bayou Byway parishes leads you here to the "toe of the boot," and a feeling for our history and the friendliness of our folks may just keep you here!
The land area is 669.6 square miles (428550 acres); the water area is 6.4 square miles (4096 acres).
Washington Parish is located at latitude 30.85 degrees North, longitude 90.04 degrees West.
www.lapage.com /parishes/washi.htm   (116 words)

 cosmeticstores.citydir.info - Cosmetic On Line Stores in Washington Louisiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
How to get over 400% higher returns on your idle cash or retirement funds in Washington, Louisiana safely secured by real estate...
Washington Louisiana Real Estate Guru Reveals How To Sell Your House "As Is" For A Fair Price On The Date Of Your Choice In Washington, Louisiana
How to refinance your home mortgage in Washington, Louisiana at the best rate with good, bad or ugly credit...
cosmeticstores.citydir.info /Louisiana/Washington/index.php3   (292 words)

 Louisiana Secretary of State/Louisiana Gov.Pg.70-EDWARDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Edwin Washington Edwards was elected to his first term by an unprecedented combination of "Cajun" and fl votes.
Edwards also pushed for legislation tying the severance tax on crude oil to a percentage of the barrel price rather than a flat fee.
High energy prices of the 70's helped Louisiana maintain a balanced budget during Edwards' first two terms.
www.sec.state.la.us /70.htm   (290 words)

 Display Public Notice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), Office of Environmental Services, Permits Division, will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on the reissuance of Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit LA0060275 for The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Washington Correctional Institute Wastewater Treatment Facility, Washington Parish, Louisiana.
The facility is located at 27268 Highway 21, Angie, Washington Parish, Louisiana.
An additional copy is available for review at the Washington Parish Public Library, Varnado Branch, 63086 Main Street, Varnado, Louisiana.
www.deq.state.la.us /news/PubNotice/show.asp?qPostID=259   (376 words)

Of some twenty small tribes, the principal were the Nashitosh (Natchitoches), Yatasi, and Adai (Adayes), in Louisiana, and the Kodohadacho (Caddodaquio or Caddo proper), Hainai or Hasinai (Assinai), Nakohodotsi (Nacogdoches), Nadako (Anadarko), and Hai-ish (Alliche), in Texas.
French hostility accomplished the abandonment and destruction of the missions the next year, but in 1721 five of them were re-established, with a strong Spanish post on their eastern frontier to keep out the French.
Ethnology (Washington, 1896), part II; SIBLEY, Historical Sketches of the Several Indian Tribes in Louisiana (Washington, 1806).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03129a.htm   (1025 words)

 Mr. Smith E-Mails Washington(sm) - Louisiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Democratic Representative from Louisiana District 2: Jefferson, William
Republican Representative from Louisiana District 3: Tauzin, Billy
Republican Representative from Louisiana District 6: Baker, Richard H. Democratic Representative from Louisiana District 7: John, Christopher
www.mrsmith.com /MrSmithLouisiana.html   (235 words)

 Washington Battalion, Louisiana Artillery
Washington Artillery Battalion was organized in 1838 and fought in the Mexican War.
Reogranized in 1852 as the Washington Artillery, it was mustered into Confederate service on May 26, 1861 with five companies.
Sifakis - The Compendium of the Confederate Armies
www.researchonline.net /lacw/unit90.htm   (300 words)

 Washington Parish Tourism Commission - Louisiana Attractions
Located on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds on the banks of the lovely stream from which the settlement takes its name, sits a collection of pioneer cabins built in the mid- to late 1800s and early 1900s.
The Settlement began in 1976 as a tribute to...
Welcome to Washington Parish, Louisiana, one of the most scenic rural parishes in the state --our beautiful countryside of rolling hills, pine forests, farms, waterways, and rural backroads!
www.washingtonparishtourism.com   (411 words)

 Washington schools
Sign up for our free newsletter to help your child succeed in Louisiana schools.
Your search for 'districts or schools' in 'Washington' returns 5 results.
Louisiana school information: Louisiana schools, Louisiana districts, Louisiana cities
www.greatschools.net /modperl/bycity/la/?city=Washington   (48 words)

 Washington bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Washington B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Listed below are 8 bed and breakfasts and inns located near Washington, Louisiana.
Maison De Ville - Ville Platte, LA The owners of La Maison, Smokey and Ethel DeVille, were born and raised in typical Cajun homes...
Also noted is the approximate distance from Washington, Louisiana.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /washington-louisiana.html   (272 words)

 CNN - Aluminum workers strike in Washington, Ohio, Louisiana - October 1, 1998
CNN - Aluminum workers strike in Washington, Ohio, Louisiana - October 1, 1998
SPOKANE, Washington (CNN) -- About 3,000 union workers at five Kaiser Aluminum Co. plants in Washington, Ohio and Louisiana went on strike at midnight Wednesday after talks failed to produce a new contract.
The contract covers about 3,000 union members at five plants, including two in the Spokane area, one in Tacoma and one each in Gramercy, Louisiana, and Newark, Ohio.
www.cnn.com /US/9810/01/kaiser.strike   (577 words)

 Washington Parish Louisiana - Mortgage Loans and Washington Louisiana Mortgage Loans
Washington Parish Louisiana - Mortgage Loans and Washington Louisiana Mortgage Loans
Washington Parish Louisiana Mortgage Loan Totals by Purpose
Washington Parish Louisiana Mortgage Loan Totals by Applicant Race
www.allmortgagedetail.com /mortgages/washington_louisiana.asp?spg=3   (171 words)

 Washington, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast - Washington B&B from Pamela Lanier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Washington, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast - Washington B&B from Pamela Lanier
For over 20 years, Pamela Lanier's Travel Guides have been the savvy travelers' key to great deals on quality, romantic Washington, Louisiana bed and breakfast lodging and country inns.
Search our database of Washington B&Bs and you'll find detailed listings, current rates, and special deals for bed and breakfasts in Washington, Louisiana.
www.lanierbb.com /Louisiana/Washington   (81 words)

 Jan Applewhite's Kitty City - Louisiana Links - Bogalusa, Louisiana, Washington Parish, LA
Louisiana Department of Elections and Registration (Louisiana Commissioner of Elections)
Louisiana Department of Justice - Office of The Attorney General
Louisiana Parish Government - On-Line Publications of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana
www.geocities.com /janapplewhite/Louisiana.html   (471 words)

 Louisiana Gardens - Magnolia Ridge Gardens
When I first visited Washington, Louisiana, I was entranced with the quiet neighborhoods filled with historic homes, and enjoyed browsing through the antique mall that had been opened in an idled high school.
When I arose from a restful sleep at one of Washington’s appealing bed and breakfasts, the hostess invited me to join her for a stroll.
It links vibrant gardens with the cypress swamp that fills a hilltop cavity where clay for Magnolia Ridge’s brick walls was mined, and with shady alleys and glens named for the Golias grandchildren.
members.cox.net /mryfon/gardens2.htm   (398 words)

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