Cameron Parish

Cameron Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 549
Cameron, LA 70631
Phone: (337) 775-5316
Fax: (337) 775-7172

On the southwestern border of LA, south of Lake Charles; organized Mar 15, 1870 from Calcasieu and Vermilion parishes. Name Origin: For Robert Alexander Cameron, a Confederate soldier active in LA politics after the Civil War; or possibly for Simon Cameron (1799-1889), U.S. senator from PA (1845-49; 1857-61; 1867-77) and secretary of war (1861-62)

Area (sq mi):: 1931.60 (land 1312.96; water 618.63) Population per square mile: 7.30
Population 2005: 9,558 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 7.90% Population 2000: 9,991 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,348; median household $34,232; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,930-$19,127
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 26.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sabine Pass Liquefaction project being formulated in Cameron Parish, La.
5 that it plans to construct an $ 11 billion LNG export facility on the ship channel in Cameron Parish.
th] anniversary of Hurricane Rita's landfall on September 24, 2005, CITGO Petroleum Corporation joined with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana(CRCL) to lead volunteers in restoring the dunes of Southwest Louisiana's Cameron Parish Shoreline.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on April 16 approved plans by units of Cheniere Energy Partners to add up to four modular trains of natural-gas liquefaction and export capability to an existing liquefied-natural gas terminal in Cameron Parish, LA.
The pipeline will transport natural gas to multiple pipelines from the Cheniere Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas terminal located in Cameron Parish, La.
On the eve of what is expected to be an active hurricane season, Cameron Communications announced that it has successfully rebuilt its central offices in Cameron Parish.
The Sabine Pass LNG terminal is located on 853 acres of land along the Sabine Pass River, on the border between Texas and Louisiana, in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
The project includes improvements to Columbia Gulf's existing pipeline system as well as ancillary facilities, a new compressor station near Lake Arthur, LA and the installation of a 26-mile greenfield pipeline lateral in Cameron Parish that provides direct access to the Cameron LNG export facility.
Construction of $11bn liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project along the Calcasieu Ship Channel in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC, has entered into an exclusive agreement securing an additional 432 acres in connection with its proposed liquefied natural gas project in Cameron Parish, LA.
OTCBB: BRZL), today announced the company has obtained a one month extension to purchase Renfro Energy, LLC, a Dallas based independent oil company with significant oil and gas assets in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
The small shipment states that Cheniere has started the commissioning process, the testing that makes sure the Cameron Parish facility is working properly.