Sabine Parish

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Sabine Parish, Louisiana

400 S Capitol St
Many, LA 71449
Phone: (318) 256-6223
Fax: (318) 256-9037
www.sabineparish.com

On the western border of LA, south of Shreveport; organized Mar 7, 1843 from Natchitoches Parish. Name Origin: For the Sabine River, which forms the parish's western border

Area (sq mi):: 1011.51 (land 865.27; water 146.25) Population per square mile: 27.50
Population 2005: 23,786 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 3.60% Population 2000: 23,459 (White 71.30%; Black or African American 16.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 10.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,199; median household $26,655; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,588-$19,960
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 35.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The newly constructed 28-mile pipeline is strategically located along the Texas-Louisiana border in the northwest corner of Sabine Parish, LA, a core development area of the Bossier-Haynesville Shale trend.