Convent, Louisiana

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Convent is an unincorporated community in and the parish seat of St. James Parish, Louisiana. It has been the parish seat since 1869.

History

The community was originally named Baron when first settled 1722 to 1739. It was the location of the St. Michael's Convent Order of the Sacred Heart from 1825 to 1932 and the location of Jefferson College, 1831 to 1931.

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