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Time Zone: Terrebonne Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Houma is the Seat for Terrebonne Parish.

Terrebonne Parish was founded in 1822 and was created by taking area from LafourcheParish.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Terrebonne had a population of 109,291 people. This is an increase of 4.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 104,503 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Terrebonne represented 2.34% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 10th most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010111,860+7.04%+2.35% since 2009
2009109,291+4.58%+0.12% since 2008
2008109,161+4.46%+0.49% since 2007
2000104,503The Last Census

More information can be found on the Terrebonne Parish Census Page for Terrebonne Parish.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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