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70663, 70664, 70665

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The population of Sulphur is approximately 20,125 (1990), 20410 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,812 (1990), 8099 (2010).

The amount of land area in Sulphur is 25.238 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sulphur to Washington DC is 1125 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 134 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sulphur is positioned 30.22 degrees north of the equator and 93.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Sulphur history:

Sulphur was originally named Sulphur City. Thomas Kleinpeter was the civil engineer that plotted the community of Sulphur in 1878. The first house and church were built in the area in 1885 by John Thomas Henning. The first Catholic Mass in the Sulphur area was held at the home of Jacques Toniette. Sulphur received its name by the abundance of sulphur which was extracted out of the ground. "The Sulphur Progress" was the name of the first newspaper in Sulphur
The founding of Sulphur: 1878
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