Franklin Parish

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Franklin Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1564
Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone: (318) 435-5133
Fax: (318) 435-5134

In northeastern LA, southeast of Monroe; organized Mar 1, 1843 from Catahoula, Ouachita, and Madison parishes. Name Origin: For Benjamin Franklin (1706-90), U.S. patriot, diplomat, and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 635.43 (land 623.61; water 11.82) Population per square mile: 32.70
Population 2005: 20,380 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.20%; 1990-2000 -5.00% Population 2000: 21,263 (White 66.80%; Black or African American 31.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $12,675; median household $22,964; Population below poverty level: 28.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,437-$19,145
Unemployment (2004): 9.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 32.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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DALLAS -- Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE: ATO) said today that Atmos Pipeline and Storage, LLC, which is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of Atmos Energy Corporation, completed a nonbinding open season for its proposed Fort Necessity salt dome gas storage facility located in Franklin Parish, Louisiana.
DALLAS -- Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE: ATO) today announced a nonbinding open season for services at its proposed Fort Necessity salt-dome natural gas storage project in Franklin Parish, Louisiana.
a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atmos Energy, has submitted a pre-filing request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to construct and operate a salt-cavern gas storage project in Franklin Parish, Louisiana.

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