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Mamou is a town in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 3,242 at the 2010 census, down from 3,566 at the 2000 census.GeographyMamou is located in south-central Evangeline Parish at . Louisiana Highway 13 follows the western border of the town, leading north 3mi to Reddell and south 10mi to Eunice. Ville Platte, the parish seat, is to the northeast.According to the United States Census Bureau, Mamou has a total area of 3.6km2, all land.HistoryThere are many stories regarding the origin of the name "Mamou". One may have been the legendary Indian, Chief Mamou. It is certain that this vast prairie was known as "Mamou Prairie" as far back as the 18th century and that Anglo-Americans first called it "Mammouth Prairie" because of its immense size. When the French came, they called it "Mamou" for mammoth. "Mamou" is also a family name found in France.Within this vast stretch of prairie, the town site of Mamou was platted in 1907 by Curley C. Duson of Eunice. He was president of the Mamou Town Site Company which opened an office on the corner of Seventh and Chestnut. Lot auctions were held weekly and lots were sold for $50. The original village covered one square mile. On January 11, 1911, Mamou was incorporated.
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