Claiborne Parish

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Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

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

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 pipeline will be used to transport natural gas from Claiborne Parish, Louisiana to a proposed power plant to be constructed by Union Power Partners, L.
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.
Comstock's development drilling activity in East Texas/North Louisiana is focused on its recently acquired Lisbon field in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, the Logansport field in Desoto Parish, Louisiana and the Blocker and Waskom fields in Harrison County, Texas.
Comstock") (NYSE: CRK) today announced that it closed the previously announced acquisition of working interests in the Lisbon Field in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana with 31 sellers.
Comstock") (NYSE: CRK) today announced it entered into a purchase and sale agreement with 26 parties to acquire additional working interests in the Lisbon Field in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana for $4.
Comstock")(NYSE: CRK) today announced it entered into a purchase and sale agreement with 28 parties to acquire working interests in the Lisbon Field in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.