Delhi (Richland) – Delhi was named for Thomas Moore’s poem “Lalla Rookh,” or because the name was found carved in a tree.
How Richland Parish’s DELHI Got It’s Name
Leeper, Clare D’Artois. Louisiana Place Names: Popular, Unusual, and Forgotten Stories of Towns, Cities, Plantations, Bayous, and Even Some Cemeteries. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2012. Print.