Webster Parish

Webster Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 370
Minden, LA 71058
Phone: (318) 371-0366
Fax: (318) 371-0226
www.wppj.org

On the northwestern border of the LA panhandle, northeast of Shreveport; organized Feb 27, 1871 from Bossier, Claiborne, and Bienville parishes. Name Origin: For Daniel Webster (1782-1852), U.S. statesman and orator from MA

Area (sq mi):: 615.07 (land 595.22; water 19.85) Population per square mile: 69.50
Population 2005: 41,356 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 41,831 (White 65.10%; Black or African American 32.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,203; median household $28,408; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,964-$22,382
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Minden County seat (13,281)

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    Also, Mexco has acquired for $450,000, a package of non-operated producing properties consisting of 10 oil wells and 1 gas well located in Webster Parish, Louisiana; Eddy County, New Mexico; Billings County, North Dakota; and, Nolan and Smith Counties, Texas.
    For more than four years, Louisiana's Webster Parish has had dual enrollment courses with Northwest Louisiana Technical College, Bossier Parish Community College and Louisiana Tech, and according to an article in the Bossier Press Tribune and Minden Press-Herald, "During that time the program has grown tremendously.
    As the Minden Press-Herald in neighboring Webster Parish puts it, "We await the Sierra Club's $855 million job development plan for Claiborne Parish.
    In addition, the Company also contrives to migrate its corporate headquarters from Temple, Texas, to Webster Parish, La.
    The Fuller Center is celebrating its fifth anniversary and the ongoing success of the Allendale project by returning to Louisiana between March 15 and 27 to build five houses with its three local partners - Shreveport, Hammond and Webster Parish.
    a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation, is currently in negotiations with officials of North Webster Parish, Louisiana, as well as other third parties, to ascertain the feasibility of locating one or more "fast-pyrolysis" plants in that vicinity.
    Tammany Parish Tourist & Convention Commission, Tangipahoa Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission, Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, West Baton Rouge Convention and Visitors Bureau and West Feliciana Tourist Commission.
    In the Sarepta prospect in Webster Parish, the Company drilled the P.
    In August of 2006, Valentec was leasing immovable property located in Webster Parish, Louisiana.
    Benoit #1, on its Serapta prospect in Webster Parish targeting the Hosston/Cotton Valley formations.
    March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Am-Tex announces the drilling of a new developmental well to 11,500 feet in the Red Rock Prospect in Webster Parish, Louisiana.

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