Welcome to the Town of Slaughter

Paving the way

Slaughter was incorporated in 1889. It received its name from the original owners of the land on which it is located, Mr. Will Slaughter and his brother Joe. When the railroad was being cut through, the place was called Burnsville from a Mr. Burns who cut the right of way. At that time a post office was located there and called Belzara. After the railroad was completed and a depot put there, the station and post office were both changed to Slaughter.



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3337 Church St. Slaughter, LA 70777
P.O. Box 29 Slaughter, LA 70777

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