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Southwest Louisiana
Region
West Acadiana
Southwest Louisiana subregion highlighted in pink.
Southwest Louisiana subregion highlighted in pink.
Country  United States
State  Louisiana
Largest city Lake Charles
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 292,619

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. As of 2020, the combined population of the five parish area was 313,951.

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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