Adonis Diaries

The Years of Lynchings: And the Map

Posted on: February 23, 2015

 

LYNCHINGS EVERY FIVE YEARS

PLACES WITH THE MOST VICTIMS

150 MILES

LOCATION

VICTIMS

600

1.

Phillips County, Ark.

243

2.

Caddo Parish, La.

54

400

3.

Lafourche Parish, La.

50

4.

Tensas Parish, La.

40

VA.

200

5.

Ouachita Parish, La.

35

KY.

0

1880

’00

’20

’40

N.C.

TENN.

In Phillips County Ark., 237 people were lynched in 1919 during the Elaine race riot.

ARK.

S.C.

GA.

ALA.

Caddo Parish

Ouachita Parish

LYNCHINGS PER COUNTY

200

MISS.

Tensas Parish

50

LA.

TEXAS

10

Lafourche Parish

FLA.

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