Allen Parish

Allen Parish, Louisiana

PO Drawer G
Oberlin, LA 70655
Phone: (337) 639-4396
Fax: (337) 639-4326

In south-central LA, northeast of Lake Charles; established Jun 12, 1912 from Calcasieu Parish. Name Origin: For Henry Watkins Allen (1820-66), Confederate general and governor of LA (1864-65)

Area (sq mi):: 765.67 (land 764.50; water 1.17) Population per square mile: 33.10
Population 2005: 25,270 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 19.90% Population 2000: 25,440 (White 68.10%; Black or African American 24.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,101; median household $27,777; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,494-$17,932
Unemployment (2004): 8.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Tribe is currently a participant in the 2011 Allen Parish Hazard Mitigation Plan, although very limited participation was sought by the Parish and its consultant during development of that plan.
NORTH & CENTRAL LOUISIANA -- 4 sites in Evangeline Parish including areas near Turkey Creek, Ville Platte and Mamou -- 2 sites in Allen Parish near Kinder and Reeves -- Multiple sites in addition to 3G service in Monroe -- 3 sites in Shreveport -- An expansion of both 3G and new sites in Alexandria and southwest of the city SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA -- 3 sites near DeQuincy -- 4 sites around Simmesport and Moreauville -- 5 sites in St.
Clerk of West Allen Parish Council and hamlet resident Amanda Bartle said: "It is really awkward because if you want to speak to anyone in the village, you have to get in the car.
The FST was identified in Allen parish on 12 Apr 2006 in Kinder, LA (30.
Young (1988) provides excellent examples of trustee evaluation score cards--one developed by the Missouri State Library and the other by the Allen Parish Library in Louisiana.
In Louisiana, the grants total $470,203 and cover firefighting gear for the Allen Parish Fire District 5 in Oberlin, the Lafourche Crossing 308 Volunteer Fire Department in Thibodaux and the Marksville Fire Department.
Moves to make the traffic ban permanent have been supported by landowner Allendale Estates, West Allen Parish Council, the Allen Valleys Action Group, English Nature and the Countryside Agency.
The field covers 320 acres and is located in Allen Parish Louisiana.
The Yegua Trend extends from Allen Parish, Louisiana, to San Patricio County, Texas, and is generally characterized by structurally and stratigraphically trapped hydrocarbons, which often appear as seismic amplitudes.
The Allen Correctional Facility, located in Allen Parish, Louisiana, houses up to 1,282 prisoners and is the largest single facility presently managed by Wackenhut Corrections.
Martin Lumber announced that it would build a new, $185 million oriented strand board plant (OSB) in central Louisiana's Allen Parish and open a $38.