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''[[United States|United States]]'' > ''[[Louisiana|''Louisiana'']] ''> ''[[Acadia Parish, Louisiana|''Acadia Parish'']] ''> Crowley''
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Crowley is the parish seat of Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 14,225 at the 2000 census. Nicknamed "Rice Capital of America," Crowley is noted for its annual International Rice Festival.  
 
Crowley is the parish seat of Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 14,225 at the 2000 census. Nicknamed "Rice Capital of America," Crowley is noted for its annual International Rice Festival.  
  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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| scope="row" | Ebenezer Cemetery
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| scope="row" | German Cemetery
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=67858&CScntry=4&CSst=20&CScnty=1109&CSsr=21& Find A Grave]
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| scope="row" | Old Crowley Cemetery
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| scope="row" | Woodlawn Cemetery
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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*[http://www.crowleypostsignal.com/ Acadia Parish Today ]- Crowley Post Signal
  
 
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Crowley-Louisiana/112232782126303 Crowley on facebook]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Crowley-Louisiana/112232782126303 Crowley on facebook]
  
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Revision as of 23:18, 21 September 2011

United States > Louisiana > Acadia Parish > Crowley

Crowley is the parish seat of Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 14,225 at the 2000 census. Nicknamed "Rice Capital of America," Crowley is noted for its annual International Rice Festival.

History

Crowley was founded in 1886 by C.C. Duson and W.W. Duson. The town was named after Pat Crowley, an Irish railroad man who brought the railroad depot to W.W. Duson's land.

Records and Resources

Cemeteries

Cemetery Links
Crowley Cemetery Find A Grave
Ebenezer Cemetery Billion Graves
German Cemetery Billion Graves
Gow Family Cemetery Find A Grave
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery
Old Crowley Cemetery Find A Grave
Woodlawn Cemetery

Newspapers

Websites

Wikipedia
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