How to delete a category altogether - not just on a profile?

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I was in the cemetery categories for my home state and saw "Hodge Parish."

There's not a Hodge "Parish."  So doesn't this page need to go before someone who is interred in or near the town of Hodge, Louisiana, uses this category by mistake?  https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Category:Hodge_Parish%2C_Louisiana

Thanks!
in WikiTree Help by Kathryn Morse G2G6 Mach 3 (34.4k points)

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If you are certain this is an invalid name (and all parishes in Louisiana have already been set up, so it's obviously an invalid category), then you simply add {{Delete Category}} at the top of the category edit box and save. EditBot will do the rest.
by Natalie Trott G2G6 Pilot (816k points)
selected by Gurney Thompson
I looked at the category and googled the city.  It has no profiles within it and I agree with Kathryn that this is an incorrect category. So I went ahead and placed the delete category within the profile for edit bot to handle.
I thought of doing that, but I thought I'd leave it to Kathryn as a learning experience.  

Thanks, Gurney, for taking care of it.
I appreciate all help!  :)

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