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Parish Information



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Avoyelles Parish does not provide mugshot images.

Avoyelles Parish does not provide specific charge data for individual bookings.

Some of the cities, towns, and places in Avoyelles Parish are Belle d'Eau, Belleville, Big Bend, Bodoc, Bordelonville, Bunkie, Cassandra, Center Point, Cottonport, Effie, Evergreen, Fifth Ward, Hamburg, Hessmer, Mansura, Marksville, Moncla, Moreauville, Plaucheville, Simmesport, Vick, Yellow Bayou

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Avoyelles (French: Paroisse des Avoyelles) is a parish located in central eastern Louisiana on the Red River where it effectively becomes the Atchafalaya River and meets the Mississippi River. As of the 2020 census, the population was 39,693. The parish seat is Marksville. The parish was created in 1807, with the name deriving from the French name for the historic Avoyel people, one of the local Indian tribes at the time of European encounter.Today the parish is the base of the federally recognized Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe, who have a reservation there. The tribe has a land-based gambling casino on their reservation. It is located in Marksville, the parish seat, which is partly within reservation land.