Local Louisiana

Lafourche Parish Profile

  • Name: The name of the parish is derived from the French phrase la fourche or in English, the fork; Bayou Lafourche, or Fork Bayou, is a fork of the Mississippi River
  • Parish Seat: Thibodaux
  • Statistical Profile

Municipalities and Communities

  • Cities: Thibodaux
  • Towns: Golden Meadow | Lockport
  • Census Designated Places: Chackbay | Cut Off | Des Allemands | Galliano | Larose | Mathews | Raceland
  • Unincorporated community: Port Fourchon
Lafourche Parish Map