Saturday, March 1, 2014

Fact of the Day: Louisiana Counties

While most states have their own separate counties, Louisiana does not. Instead they call them parishes which is obviously a name from their days under French rule. 

18 comments:

Kay said...

I didn't know this. Very interesting, Adam.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I had heard this before but I had forgotten. Cool fact.

Margaret D said...

Well I never knew that.
We have council on our Island, but in other States of Australia they are called Shires.

DEZMOND said...

Good for them

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Cool bit of info!

Dana said...

Interesting fact! Have a great Saturday, Adam. ☺

Christine said...

Interesting!

Pat Hatt said...

Guess they don't like change

Lucy said...

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Unknown said...

where you found so intresting information ?:D

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Debra She Who Seeks said...

Yes, sounds like the French system to me!

Maude Lynn said...

I knew this one! Today, I feel smart.

stephen Hayes said...

Yep, just one of the many ways Louisiana is different from the other 49 states.

Unknown said...

Really? Interesting informati on for my son that love Louisiana and want visit it!!

Theresa Mahoney said...

I have never been there, and had no idea!

justynapolska said...

nice post!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I ddn't know that!
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Nice foot, lol.