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Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lake Charles, LA  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Lake Charles is the county seat of Calcasieu Parish.

Major ancestry groups reported by Lake Charles residents include:

· Black or African American - 47%
· French (except Basque) - 12%
· English - 6%
· Irish - 6%
· German - 6%
· French Canadian - 4%
· Italian - 2%
· Scotch-Irish - 2%
· Acadian/Cajun - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· African - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· Mexican - 1%
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Libraries in Lake Charles include Calcasieu Parish Public Library, Carnegie Memorial Branch, Epps Memorial Branch, Moss Bluff Branch, Southwest La Genealogical & Historical Library

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