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Lake Charlescityseat of Calcasieu parish, southwestern LouisianaU. Adjacent to the town of Sulphur, it is a port of entry on a mile km deepwater channel completed and is linked to the Gulf of Mexico via the mile- 32 km- long Calcasieu Lake. Initially a port for pirates, especially Jean Laffitethe site was first settled about and named for Charles Sallier, an early lakeside settler.
In the s it was promoted as a base for exploring the heavily timbered pinelands to the north and west.
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The advent of railro stimulated the timber industry and brought grain farmers from the Midwest, who developed nearby what is now the principal rice-growing area of the United States. Lake Charles.
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