Avoyelles Parish

Avoyelles Parish, at the crossroads of Central Louisiana, takes its name from the Avoyelles Indians who inhabited the area. The parish is in the center of the state and has a population of approximately 40,000. The parish has been traditionally known as a "Sportsman's Paradise" with abundant wildlife and fisheries. Avoyelles has a diverse economy that involves agriculture, manufacturing, forestry and tourism.

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