Concordia Parish, Louisiana

Frogmore Mound Site on U.S. Highway 84 near Ferriday
The Concordia Parish Library is located in Vidalia behind the parish courthouse.
The Vidalia Senior Center is operated by the Concordia Council on Aging.
Map of Concordia Parish, with municipal labels

Concordia Parish (Paroisse de Concordia) borders the Mississippi River in eastern central Louisiana.

- Concordia Parish, Louisiana

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Ouachita River

605 mi river that runs south and east through the U.S. states of Arkansas and Louisiana, joining the Tensas River to form the Black River near Jonesville, Louisiana.

Blakely Mountain Dam on the Ouachita River in Garland County, Arkansas. The dam impounds Lake Ouachita.
Columbia Lock and Dam on the Ouachita River
Ouachita River Navigation Project by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
Flood of 1927 in Arkansas.
A floating camp on the Ouachita River in Louisiana

The river below the junction with the Tensas at 31.27278°N, -91.83361°W is called the Black River and flows for 41.6 mi in Catahoula and Concordia parishes until it joins the Red River, which flows into both the Atchafalaya River and the Mississippi River, via the Old River Control Structure.

Natchez, Mississippi

County seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States.

Steamboat operating out of New Orleans
House on Broadway Street, Eidelweiss

Located on the Mississippi River across from Vidalia in Concordia Parish, Louisiana, Natchez was a prominent city in the antebellum years, a center of cotton planters and Mississippi River trade.

Vidalia, Louisiana

Natchez-Vidalia Bridge over Mississippi River

Vidalia is the largest city and the parish seat of Concordia Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Adams County, Mississippi

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Stone wall provides protection to Natchez, Mississippi from the Mississippi River.
A portion of the historic Natchez City Cemetery in Adams County

Adams County is part of the Natchez micropolitan area which consists of Adams County, Mississippi and Concordia Parish, Louisiana.

Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

Map of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana With Municipal Labels

Concordia Parish (north)

Jerry Lee Lewis

American singer, songwriter, and pianist.

Lewis in 2009
An exhibit at the Delta Music Museum in Ferriday, Louisiana representing "Ferriday's Famous Cousins"; from left to right: Jimmy Swaggart, Lewis and Mickey Gilley
Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, where Lewis began his career and recorded many of his most famous singles
Publicity photo of Lewis, c. 1950s
Lewis performing with Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash on The Johnny Cash Christmas Special in November 1977
Lewis performing in 1977
Lewis performing in 2009
Lewis performing at the Rhythm Festival in Bedford, England in 2006
Lewis performing in 2006
Lewis' "Brass Note" at the Beale Street Walk of Fame in Memphis
Jerry Lee Lewis Avenue in Ferriday, Louisiana
Mugshot in 1976
The gate to Lewis' ranch in Nesbit, Mississippi

Lewis was born to Elmo Kidd Lewis Sr. (1902-1979) and Mary "Mamie" Herron (1912-1971) Lewis in Ferriday, Concordia Parish.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

Parish located in central eastern Louisiana on the Red River where it effectively becomes the Atchafalaya River and meets the Mississippi River.

Formation of the Atchafalaya River and construction of the Old River Control Structure.
Map of Avoyelles Parish with municipal labels

Concordia Parish (northeast)

Ferriday, Louisiana

Ferriday welcoming sign on LA 15
Delta Music Museum
<center>The Concordia Parish Library in Ferriday</center>
<center>"FHS" carved in shrubbery at Ferriday High School</center>
<center>Jerry Lee Lewis Drive in Ferriday en route to Huntington School (now Delta Charter School).</center>

Ferriday is a town in Concordia Parish, which borders the Mississippi River and is located on the central eastern border of Louisiana, United States.

West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Civil parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

Louisiana State Penitentiary entrance
Bayou Sara seen from the Mississippi, late 1840s; St. Francisville on the rise in the background.
The entrance to the West Feliciana Parish Public Schools schools complex in Bains

Concordia Parish (northwest)

Natchez District

One of two areas established in the Kingdom of Great Britain's West Florida colony during the 1770s – the other being the Tombigbee District.

The Louisiana Natchez District included the parishes of Carroll (split between East Carroll and West Carroll in 1877), Concordia, Madison and Tensas.