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The village of Powhatan shares its name with communities in five other states. All of them were named after the Indian chief from Virginia who was the father of Pocahontas. Powhatan translates as hill of the medicine man. The village itself was originally called Irono and was created when the Texas and Pacific Railroad was built through the area.

Population: 185, Village Hall (318) 352-8549


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