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Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Index Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Grand Coteau is a town in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States. [1]

46 relations: Academy of the Sacred Heart (Grand Coteau, Louisiana), Acadians, African Americans, American Civil War, Area code 337, Bakery, Battle of Bayou Bourbeux, Blacksmith, Census, Central Time Zone, Convent, E. D. Estilette, Eunice, Louisiana, Federal Information Processing Standards, Felix Octave Pavy, Free people of color, French people, Germans, Hatmaking, Humid subtropical climate, Interstate 49, Irish people, Köppen climate classification, Louisiana, Louisiana Creole people, Marriage, Micropolitan statistical area, New Orleans, Opelousas, Louisiana, Per capita income, Population density, Post office, Poverty threshold, Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, Shoemaking, Society of the Sacred Heart, St. Charles, Missouri, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, St. Martinville, Louisiana, Town, United States Census Bureau, Victorian architecture, Washington, Louisiana, 2000 United States Census, 2010 United States Census, 99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Academy of the Sacred Heart (Grand Coteau, Louisiana)

The Academy of the Sacred Heart, founded in 1821 in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, is an independent, Catholic school for girls in Pre-Kindergarten-3 through grade twelve, with residential accommodations for students in grades nine through twelve.

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Acadians

The Acadians (Acadiens) are the descendants of French colonists who settled in Acadia during the 17th and 18th centuries, some of whom are also descended from the Indigenous peoples of the region.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Area code 337

In the North American Numbering Plan, telephone area code 337 covers southwestern Louisiana.

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Bakery

A bakery (a.k.a. baker's shop or bake shop) is an establishment that produces and sells flour-based food baked in an oven such as bread, cookies, cakes, pastries, and pies.

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Battle of Bayou Bourbeux

The Battle of Bayou Bourbeux also known as the Battle of Grand Coteau, Battle of Boggy Creek or the Battle of Carrion Crow Bayou (Carrion Crow is the Cajun French word for buzzard), which is present day Carencro Bayou, was fought in southwestern Louisiana west of the town of Grand Coteau, during the American Civil War.

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Blacksmith

A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut (cf. whitesmith).

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Census

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.

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Central Time Zone

The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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Convent

A convent is either a community of priests, religious brothers, religious sisters, or nuns; or the building used by the community, particularly in the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.

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E. D. Estilette

Edmond Ducre Estilette, known as E. D. Estilette (December 19, 1833 – November 7, 1919), was a lawyer and state district court judge from Opelousas, Louisiana, who from 1872 to 1877 was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives during the era of Reconstruction.

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Eunice, Louisiana

Eunice is a city in Acadia and St. Landry parishes in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Federal Information Processing Standards

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.

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Felix Octave Pavy

Felix Octave Pavy (November 27, 1879 – May 13, 1962), was a medical doctor and Democratic politician from Opelousas, Louisiana. Pavy was the uncle by marriage of Dr. Carl Weiss, the presumed assassin of Huey Pierce Long, Jr. His brother, Judge Benjamin Pavy of the Louisiana 16th Judicial District Court, was the father-in-law of Dr. Weiss. Dr. Pavy's father-in-law was the attorney Gilbert L. Dupré, who from 1913 to 1932 was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. Dr. Pavy succeeded his father-in-law in the House and served a single term from 1932 to 1936. Pavy was born in Grand Coteau in St. Landry Parish. He attended the former St. Charles College in Grand Coteau, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and Tulane University School of Medicine, from which he received his M.D. degree in 1904. He practiced medicine first for many years in rural Leonville in St. Landry Parish; in 1947, he moved to Opelousas, where he remained until his death in the spring of 1962 of a two-month illness. Pavy was a past president of the St. Landry Parish School Board. A long-term member of the St. Landry Parish Police Jury, he was for seventeen years the president of that body. In 1928, four years before his election to the state House of Representative, Pavy had opposed Huey Long by running as an unsuccessful candidate for lieutenant governor against the Long-designated choice, Paul Cyr, a dentist from Jeanerette in Iberia Parish. Cyr later broke with the Longs. At the time of his death, Dr. Pavy was vice-president of the gravity drainage district in Arnaudville. He was affiliated with fraternal benefit society, the Woodmen of the World, and both the St. Landry and Louisiana state medical societies. After services in the St. Landry Roman Catholic Church, Dr. Pavy was interred beside his wife, the former Fannie Estilette Dupré (1882-1957), who was the daughter of Representative Dupré, and their infant daughter, Marie Laperle Pavy (1908-1909) at the Myrtle Grove Cemetery in Opelousas.

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Free people of color

In the context of the history of slavery in the Americas, free people of color (French: gens de couleur libres, Spanish: gente libre de color) were people of mixed African and European descent who were not enslaved.

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French people

The French (Français) are a Latin European ethnic group and nation who are identified with the country of France.

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Germans

Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history.

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Hatmaking

Hatmaking or millinery is the design, manufacture and sale of hats and head-wear.

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Humid subtropical climate

A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.

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Interstate 49

Interstate 49 (I-49) is an Interstate Highway that exists in multiple segments: the original portion entirely within the state of Louisiana with an additional signed portion extending from Interstate 220 (I-220) in Shreveport to the Arkansas state line, four newer sections in Arkansas, and a new section that opened in Missouri.

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Irish people

The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Louisiana

Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Louisiana Creole people

Louisiana Creole people (Créoles de Louisiane, Gente de Louisiana Creole), are persons descended from the inhabitants of colonial Louisiana during the period of both French and Spanish rule.

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Marriage

Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).

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Micropolitan statistical area

United States micropolitan statistical areas (µSA, where the initial Greek letter mu represents "micro-"), as defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), are labor market areas in the United States centered on an urban cluster (urban area) with a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000 people.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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Opelousas, Louisiana

Opelousas (French:les Opelousas) is a small city in and the parish seat of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Per capita income

Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.

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Population density

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.

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Post office

A post office is a customer service facility forming part of a national postal system.

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Poverty threshold

The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.

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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).

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Shoemaking

Shoemaking is the process of making footwear.

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Society of the Sacred Heart

The Society of the Sacred Heart (Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus) is an international Roman Catholic religious congregation for women established in France by St.

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St. Charles, Missouri

Saint Charles is a city in, and the county seat of, Saint Charles County, Missouri, United States.

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

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St. Martinville, Louisiana

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Town

A town is a human settlement.

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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Victorian architecture

Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.

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Washington, Louisiana

Washington is a village in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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2000 United States Census

The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

The 99th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Redirects here:

Grand Coteau (LA), Grand Coteau, LA.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Coteau,_Louisiana

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