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Southwest Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana
Region
West Acadiana
Southwest Louisiana subregion highlighted in pink.
Southwest Louisiana subregion highlighted in pink.
Country  United States
States  Louisiana
Largest city Lake Charles
Population (2010)
 • Total 292,619

Southwest Louisiana (SWLA) is a five-parish area intersecting the Acadiana and Central Louisiana regions in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is composed of the following parishes (counties): Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis.[1][2] A 2010 population estimate of the five parish area was over 292,619.[3]

Southwest Louisiana has one metropolitan area: Lake Charles. The southwestern portion of Louisiana also is geographically and culturally attached to Southeast Texas.

See also

References

  1. ^ Chamber / Southwest Louisiana
  2. ^ Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
  3. ^ http://www.allianceswla.org/PageDisplay.asp?p1=4740

External links

  • Clickable map of Louisiana regions at the Louisiana Board of Regents, a state agency created by the 1974 Louisiana Constitution
  • Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau

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