Beauregard Parish

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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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The Dallas-located firm said it has purchased a 50% working interest in few assets in Beauregard Parish, La.
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