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 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
|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|
- Acadia Parish Today - Crowley Post Signal