Natchitoches Parish

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 799
Natchitoches, LA 71458
Phone: (318) 352-2714
Fax: (318) 357-2208

In west-central LA, northwest of Alexandria; organized 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Indian tribe, from a Caddoan word translated variously as 'chinquapin eaters,' 'chestnut eaters,' 'pawpaw eaters,' or 'pawpaws.'

Area (sq mi):: 1299.30 (land 1255.45; water 43.85) Population per square mile: 30.70
Population 2005: 38,541 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 6.50% Population 2000: 39,080 (White 57.20%; Black or African American 38.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 30.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,743; median household $25,722; Population below poverty level: 26.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,004-$21,698
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Natchitoches County seat (17,916)

  • See other counties in .
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Kendria Sanders, principal of Goldonna Elementary-Junior High in Natchitoches Parish, was suspended for 10 days following a complaint concerning the school's Christmas play.
    Coleman was not a student at the time, according to Billy Harrington, an assistant district attorney for Natchitoches Parish.
    CASE FACTS: On July 28, 2000, Edna Pender was admitted as a patient to the Natchitoches Parish Hospital Long Term Care Unit (Hospital), a nursing home facility for general care.
    These bogs represent the most northern location for pitcher plant bogs in Louisiana; four are in northeastern Natchitoches Parish and four are in northwestern Winn Parish.
    120] Union members in Natchitoches Parish reported in 1940 that "the landlords are telling the sheriff and deputies to visit all the meetings of the farmers and beat the people until they break up the unions.
    Accordingly, ADA no longer records as revenues activated carbon (AC) sales presently from the interim processing and storage facility in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
    John Richardson, another student in the classroom, was treated at Natchitoches Parish Hospital for a bullet wound to the leg and was released.
    7 million increase, (205%) was due to both volume increases as a result of the acquisitions of properties located in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, Val Verde County, Texas, and Pecos County, Texas, and oil and natural gas price increases.
    A similar gang of forty Texans operated in Natchitoches parish in 1870, killing a white, destroying property and terrorizing blacks.
    We expect AC sales to build as the year progresses now that our interim AC processing and treatment facility in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is about to start up.
    to acquire certain oil and gas assets located in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
    Greenfield facility in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana to process up to 8,000 lbs/hour of powdered AC.