Assumption Parish

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Assumption

Assumption Parish is named for the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, the oldest church in Louisiana.

 

Created:  March 31, 1807

Parish Seat  :        

Napoleonville  1807 – present

 

Parish Courthouse – Napoleonville 

 

Location:  4809 Highway 1 / Franklin Avenue

Built:  1896 – 1897

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Harrod and Andry of New Orleans

Contractor:  M T Lewman and Company of Louisville, Kentucky

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story white colored stucco  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Napoleonville. The northeast front has an arched entrance on the first story with two long vertical windows and an iron balcony on the second story and rising to a clock tower. The courtroom is located on the northeast side of the second story.  The building has north wing and a one story south wing. The roof is sloped. On the east side is a one story Parish Courthouse Annex.                       

 

See:  The contractor M T Lewman and Company of Louisville, Kentucky.

 

Parish Police Jury Building – Napoleonville 

 

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Location:  4809 Highway 1 / Franklin Avenue

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story white colored stucco  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Napoleonville on the northwest side of the courthouse. The building contains the Parish Council Chamber on the first story..

 

Courthouses: 

N – Iberville Parish and Ascension Parish

E – Saint James Parish and Lafourche Parish

S – Terrebonne Parish

W – Saint Mary Parish, Saint Martin Parish and Iberia Parish

 

 

 

 

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Parish Courthouse – Napoleonville

 

 

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Parish Courthouse Annex

 

 

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Parish Police Jury Building – Napoleonville

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2019