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Parish Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in StCharles Parish are Ama, Bayou Gauche, Boutte, Des Allemands, Destrehan, Hahnville, Killona, Luling, Montz, New Sarpy, Norco, Paradis, St. Rose, Taft



St. Charles Parish (French: Paroisse de Saint-Charles) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,780. The parish seat is Hahnville. The most populous community is Luling. The parish was formed in 1807, following the Louisiana Purchase by the United States in 1803. It was originally part of the German Coast, an area along the east bank of the Mississippi River that was settled by numerous German pioneers in the 1720s. This was historically an area of sugarcane plantations. The parish includes territory on both sides of the river. St. Charles Parish is included in the New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area.