Southwest Louisiana

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Southwest Louisiana
West Acadiana
Southwest Louisiana subregion highlighted in pink.
Southwest Louisiana subregion highlighted in pink.
Country United States
State Louisiana
Largest cityLake Charles
 • Total292,619

Southwest Louisiana (SWLA) is a five-parish area intersecting the Acadiana and Central Louisiana regions in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is composed of the following parishes (counties): Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis.[1][2] A 2010 population estimate of the five parish area was over 292,619.[3]

Southwest Louisiana has one metropolitan area: Lake Charles. The southwestern portion of Louisiana also is geographically and culturally attached to Southeast Texas.

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  1. ^ "Chamber / Southwest Louisiana". Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  2. ^ "404". Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  3. ^ "SWLA Chamber-Economic Development Alliance - Area Communities". Archived from the original on 20 April 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2018.

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