Claiborne Parish

Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

512 E Main St PO Box 330
Homer, LA 71040
Phone: (318) 927-9601
Fax: (318) 927-2345

On the central northern border of the LA panhandle, northeast of Shreveport; organized Mar 13, 1828 from Natchitoches Parish. Name Origin: For William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775-1817), governor of the Mississippi Territory (1801-05), of the Orleans Territory (1804-12), and of LA (1812-16)

Area (sq mi):: 767.55 (land 754.65; water 12.90) Population per square mile: 21.60
Population 2005: 16,309 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.20%; 1990-2000 -3.20% Population 2000: 16,851 (White 51.50%; Black or African American 47.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,825; median household $25,344; Population below poverty level: 26.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,661-$21,157
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The proposed pipeline will stretch approximately 200 miles and interconnect with the Midcontinent Express and Gulf Crossing pipelines in Claiborne Parish and to other pipelines located near Gillis in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
Notes: The Bucktail Sale is located within T22N, R6W, Sections, 9, 10, 11, 15, and 16, Claiborne Parish, LA.
Ark-La-Tex Chapter President Matt Hemingway briefed AMS members on a series of severe weather events that impacted the NWS Shreveport Louisiana County Warning Area this past April, including this bookend vortex that spawned an EF-I tornado in Northern Claiborne Parish.
Your latest account of it prompted me to add that a part of the action took place in Claiborne Parish.
In one of many case studies, focusing on Claiborne Parish in rural Louisiana--environmental racism, after all, is not only an urban problem--Bullard focuses on the "siting" process (begun in 1987 and not resolved until 1998) for the nation's first privately owned uranium enrichment plant, to be owned and operated by Louisiana Energy Services (LES).
In Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, Greenpeace and Earth Justice used a campaign of fear (and exploited Clinton's 1994 executive order) to torpedo a proposed $855 million uranium enrichment plant last April.
The citizens of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, possess a good deal of insight into this symbiosis.
Homer Memorial Hospital is a busy 50-bed rural hospital in north-central Louisiana that also operates Claiborne Home Health, the largest home health agency in Claiborne Parish, and Senior Care Center, a 10-bed inpatient geriatric/psychiatric facility in Haynesville, La.
Poised for construction in northern Louisiana's Claiborne Parish, one of the state's poorest counties, the $855 million, state-of-the-art nuclear fuel enrichment facility - 50 times more energy efficient than existing plants - would bring jobs and millions of dollars in tax revenue to this 50 percent black jurisdiction.
The Company has drilled two exploratory wells on its Frazier Creek prospect in Claiborne Parish targeting the Hosston/Cotton Valley formations.
6 million of drilling costs on the Atkins Estate #1 in Claiborne Parish, net to its 100% working interest, and has incurred approximately $625,000 of drilling costs on the Roberson N.
It is the deposit market share leader in Claiborne Parish and the second-largest in Webster Parish, markets in which Hibernia previously did not operate.