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Acadia Parish was originally part of St. Landry Parish. Established as a separate parish on June 30, 1888, it was settled by the descendants of the Acadians, who were exiled from Nova Scotia and immigrated to Louisiana in the mid-18th century.

The parish seat of Acadia is Crowley. With an area totally 655.3 square miles, Acadia Parish has 25 public schools, 7 private schools, 2 airports and 2 rail lines.

Chief agriculture in Acadia Parish is rice. Industry includes rice milling, garment manufacturing, commerical bags and metal works.

Blue Rose Museum and Heritage Farm Village.

Frog Capital of the World, Check out some of the famous Rayne Frog murals.

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