Lafourche Parish has a population of over 90,000 residents. Thibodaux is the parish (county) seat and location of the AgCenter office. The history of Bayou Lafourche can best be told by recounting the history of the French, Spanish, English and German speaking families who settled its banks in the early 1700’s. The culture of Lafourche parish is best described as warm and inviting. It is a wonderful mix of southern grace and modern progressiveness.