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LaSalle was created out of Catahoula Parish on January 1, 1910. The new parish was named in honor of the great Frecnch explorer who took formal possession of "all the lands drained by the Mississippi and the tributaries thereof in the name of King Louis XIV in the year 1682".

The parish seat of LaSalle is Jena. The parish has a total of 623.9 square miles.

Agriculture: cotton, peas, potatoes, soybeans, sugarcane, corn, and hay.

Industry: reforestration, oil production, copper wire and cable plant, particle board plant, plywood, garment factory.

Tourist Attractions: Indian Bluff, overlooking Catahoula Lake. <

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