Assumption Parish

Assumption Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 249
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: (985) 369-6653
Fax: (985) 369-2032

In southeastern LA, south of Baton Rouge; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from Lafourche Parish. Name Origin: For the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary observed by Christians on August 15

Area (sq mi):: 364.55 (land 338.68; water 25.87) Population per square mile: 68.50
Population 2005: 23,196 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 23,388 (White 66.60%; Black or African American 31.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,008; median household $31,168; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,163-$25,903
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Heartbroken friends and family have organised a vigil in his memory to be held at Our Lady of Assumption parish club, in Belle Vale, on October 23, at 8.
She had been a member of the former Assumption Parish.
Cassady was talking about the closure of Assumption Parish in Churchville.
The Napoleonville Field is a piercement salt dome located in Assumption Parish that was initially discovered in the late 1940s.
The company confirmed a rig has been secured to drill the Templet-1 on the Louise Prospect in Assumption Parish.
About 12 caskets were found floating away from their graves in a cemetery in Assumption Parish, located 50 miles south of Baton Rouge, in the town of Belle Rose.
Mary of the Assumption Parish, we've grown into a more comprehensive youth ministry program that includes weekly meetings, events, service opportunities, and an active online presence.
While addressing mourners on Wednesday at a requiem mass at Our Lady of Assumption Parish in Torit, Eastern Equatoria state's Governor Louis Lobong said Ocholimoi was a statesman who deserved a state burial and great recognition.
Students in Assumption Parish schools will not attend classes next week because the school board voted to end the school year Friday.
We thank the Marian Movement of Priest, Assumption Parish, and the Gethsemane Ministries for their prayers (website: May 17th).
One immediate impact has been the redevelopment of the Newman Centre, which is attached to Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Church next to the school, on Old Oscott Hill.
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