Bienville Parish

Bienville Parish, Louisiana

100 Courthouse Dr Rm 100
Arcadia, LA 71001
Phone: (318) 263-2123
Fax: (318) 263-7426

In north-central LA, southeast of Shreveport; organized Mar 14, 1848 from Claiborne Parish. Name Origin: For Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville (1680-1765?), founder of New Orleans (1718) and governor of the French colony of Louisiana (1701-13; 1718-26; 1733-43)

Area (sq mi):: 821.77 (land 810.64; water 11.13) Population per square mile: 18.70
Population 2005: 15,176 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 15,752 (White 54.60%; Black or African American 43.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,471; median household $23,663; Population below poverty level: 26.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,628-$20,362
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.70% Median travel time to work: 32.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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On this date in 1934, bank robbers and desperadoes Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot to death in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, near the town of Gibsland.
The other two sites are now only remnants: one in southern Bienville Parish near Saline, the other near Readhimer in northern Natchitoches Parish (MacRoberts and MacRoberts 1991a, Sheridan 1991).
The Company has drilled and initiated completion operations on its first two wells on its Alabama Bend Prospect in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
These non-core assets were located in Moffat County, Colorado, Bienville Parish, Louisiana and Bottineau County, North Dakota, and produced approximately 48 net barrels of oil equivalent per day which equates to approximately 1% of Abraxas' daily net production for the quarter ended September 30, 2009.
The Castor facility, located in Bienville Parish, LA, will be a booster station for gas entering Boardwalk's 20-inch and 24-inch interstate natural gas Gulf South Pipeline network from another interstate pipeline.
The Company has drilled and logged the initial test well on its Alabama Bend acreage in Bienville Parish of Northwest Louisiana.
The majority of the recently acquired leasehold is located in Bienville Parish, immediately to the north and contiguous with the company's Woodardville property acquired in February 2008.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Resource Management Corporation ("MRMC") announced today that Arcadia Gas Storage LLC ("AGS"), an indirect affiliate of MRMC, recently concluded its non-binding Open Season for salt cavern natural gas storage capacity in Bienville Parish, which is located in North Louisiana.
The Tree Improvement Center and the Timberlands office will remain open and continue to operate in Bienville Parish near the Taylor community.
5 Bcf of working gas storage capacity to be developed in three phases at its existing storage facility near Arcadia in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
The Wiggins 36H- #1, located in Bienville Parish, La.