Avoyelles Parish

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

312 N Main St Courthouse Bldg Suite D
Marksville, LA 71351
Phone: (318) 253-9208
Fax: (318) 253-4614

In east-central LA, east of Alexandria; original Parish; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Indian tribe. The name probably means 'flint people.'

Area (sq mi):: 865.67 (land 832.44; water 33.24) Population per square mile: 50.60
Population 2005: 42,098 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 41,481 (White 67.90%; Black or African American 29.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,146; median household $23,851; Population below poverty level: 25.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,478-$18,810
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Company's immediate focus is the development of a major phase oil Austin Chalk formation exploration and production play, with Tuscaloosa Marine Shale potential, in its Turner Bayou project in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.
Available in lots or in its entirety, the subdivision features two to five acre wooded, secluded lots with three to four miles of scenic riding trails on the property's common grounds, also included in the auction is a 755+/- acre timberland parcel in Avoyelles Parish with river frontage.
White farmer John Moore of Simmsport, for example, led efforts to organize a local in Avoyelles Parish before being attacked and driven from his home by a mob in July 1936.
Additional sub-sponsors from the tourism industry across Louisiana include Alexandria/Pineville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana, Ascension Parish Tourist Commission, Avoyelles Parish Tourist Commission, Baton Rouge Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Bossier Parish Police Jury, Caddo Parish Commission, Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau, Cameron Parish Tourist Commission, City of Alexandria, City of Bossier City, City of Pineville, City of Shreveport, Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, Iberville Parish Tourist Commission, Jeff Davis Parish Tourist Commission, Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
One might guess that Truex, a native of Mansura, Louisiana, (population 2,200) in Avoyelles Parish, originally inhabited by French settlers from France and New Orleans might gravitate to a career in the kitchen.
Pryme's wholly owned US subsidiary, Pryme Energy LLC ("Pryme Energy"), as operator of the Rosewood Plantation 21H well located in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, has initiated legal action against Signa Engineering Corporation ("Signa") to recover losses in connection with the formation damage and certain costs overruns.
In Central Louisiana, branches and non-critical functions in Avoyelles Parish will close at 10 a.
Our main focus for the year was the Turner Bayou project in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana where we have been targeting the Austin Chalk formation.
In a second discovery located in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, 13.
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BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 1996--For the first time in Hibernia's 125-year history, its name is visible today in Avoyelles Parish as Bunkie Bank & Trust signs were lowered and replaced by Hibernia signs.
15, 1996--Hibernia today expanded it coverage of central Louisiana to Avoyelles Parish when its merger with Bunkie Bancshares, Inc.