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Opelousas City

St Landry Parish, Louisiana

Photo: Labyche-Estorge House, ca. 1827, 427 North Market Street, Opelousas, LA. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Photographed by user:Z8scrambler (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed May, 2015.

Opelousas City Photo

Opelousas City Hall is located at 105 North Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570.
Phone: 337‑948‑2520.


Opelousas is Louisiana's third-oldest city; it was designated the parish seat when St. Landry Parish was established in 1805. The town was incorporated in 1821. During the Civil War Opelousas served, for a time, as the Confederate capital of Louisiana.