Grant Parish

Grant Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 263
Colfax, LA 71417
Phone: (318) 627-3246
Fax: (318) 627-3201

In central LA, north of Alexandria; organized Mar 4, 1869 from Rapides and Winn parishes. Name Origin: For Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 664.56 (land 645.11; water 19.45) Population per square mile: 30.20
Population 2005: 19,503 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 18,698 (White 84.80%; Black or African American 11.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,410; median household $29,622; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,664-$20,175
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 38.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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8) During the Post-Civil War Reconstruction era in Grant Parish, Louisiana (a newly created parish where blacks outnumbered whites) black and white Republicans merged into a politically powerful group.
White supremacists began to regain control of political power and social order in Grant Parish on 25 September 1871.
This hard look at Reconstruction in the post-Civil War era focuses on the village of Colfax in Grant Parish, Louisiana, but similar attitudes and actions pervaded the South.
The Republican governor of Louisiana, William Pitt Kellogg, had named several of the Republican candidates in the election of 1872 to the Grant Parish government after massive voter intimidation and fraud discredited the returns.
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