Beauregard Parish

Beauregard Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 100
DeRidder, LA 70634
Phone: (337) 463-8595
Fax: (337) 462-3916

On southwestern border of LA, north of Lake Charles; organized Jun 12, 1912 from Calcasieu Parish. Name Origin: For Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (1818-93), superintendent at West Point who resigned to join the Confederate army (1861); he was the general who directed the bombardment of Fort Sumter and battles of Bull Run and Shiloh

Area (sq mi):: 1165.99 (land 1160.09; water 5.90) Population per square mile: 29.80
Population 2005: 34,562 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 9.70% Population 2000: 32,986 (White 83.40%; Black or African American 12.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,514; median household $32,582; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,825-$20,670
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 31.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Discovered around 1958, the Shoats Creek Field in Louisiana's Beauregard Parish has a cumulative production of more than 4 million BOE from multiple sands within the Wilcox formation.
(7) The Vernon/Beauregard banking market is defined as Vernon Parish and the northern half of Beauregard Parish, both of Louisiana.
Each of the three paths would transport gas southward on the existing Transco system to all points on the mainline and terminating in Transco rate zone 3 in Beauregard Parish, La.
On 26 Jun 2006 specimens were collected from a pine stump in DeRidder, LA (30.85301[degrees]N, 93.26928[degrees]W), located in Beauregard parish.
The contract has been signed to explore the potential of the deep Wilcox formation which is believed to lie under the Shoats Creek area of Beauregard Parish, Louisiana.
Sabine Pass LNG terminal project developer Cheniere Energy Partners has launched a non-binding open season for a 330-mile gas pipeline it is planning from Beauregard Parish in Louisiana to a connection with the Florida Gas Transmission Pipeline in Alabama.
Exhibition Hall, Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds, DeRidder, LA.