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Assumption Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 249
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: (985) 369-6653
Fax: (985) 369-2032

In southeastern LA, south of Baton Rouge; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from Lafourche Parish. Name Origin: For the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary observed by Christians on August 15

Area (sq mi):: 364.55 (land 338.68; water 25.87) Population per square mile: 68.50
Population 2005: 23,196 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 23,388 (White 66.60%; Black or African American 31.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,008; median household $31,168; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,163-$25,903
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Additionally, Caprock has announced that drilling of the Templet #1 well in the Napoleonville Field in Assumption Parish, Louisiana, is expected to begin on or about July 23, 2014.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) announced today that the Brownell-Kidd #1 well on its North Grosbec prospect located in Assumption Parish, Louisiana, has logged approximately 50 feet of net pay sand in the Upper Discorbis interval at approximately 16,950 feet.
1 well, a farmout in the Company's North Turtle Bayou/Ramos field, Assumption Parish, Louisiana, has been evaluated with electric logging operations with apparent pay in multiple sands.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) announced today that it has penetrated 102 feet of net pay in its Gloria prospect located in Assumption Parish, Louisiana.
The project would require to build around 35 miles of 20-inch-diameter and 24-inch-diameter pipeline extending from Texas Eastern's 36-inch-diameter system in Assumption Parish, Louisiana, to interlinks with multiple locations in Louisiana's Assumption, Ascension and St.