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 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 building has north wing and a one story south wing. The roof is sloped. On the south side is a one story annex.
See: The contractor M T Lewman and Company of Louisville, Kentucky.
South – Terrebonne Parish
Photos taken 2011