East Feliciana Parish

East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 599
Clinton, LA 70722
Phone: (225) 683-5145
Fax: (225) 683-3556

On the northeastern border of LA, north of Baton Rouge; organized Feb 17, 1824 from Feliciana Parish. Name Origin: From the division of Feliciana Parish into two parishes: East and West. Name is Spanish for 'happiness,' or possibly for Felicite, the wife of a colonial governor

Area (sq mi):: 455.69 (land 453.40; water 2.29) Population per square mile: 45.90
Population 2005: 20,823 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 21,360 (White 51.40%; Black or African American 47.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,428; median household $31,631; Population below poverty level: 23.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,522-$21,590
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 32.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The body was discovered in a wooded area off of Highway 63 at Nesom Road. The police are still investigating the matter and the cause of death has not been released yet. The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating it as a suspicious death. 
As part of his long-term expansion plans in Louisiana, businessman John Georges on Friday said his The Advocate of Baton Rouge had bought four weeklies in the area, including Zachary Plainsman-News, The Watchman in East Feliciana Parish, the St.
East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies did not provide a motive.
Green began his career in corrections at the East Feliciana Parish Prison in 1998.
Sheriff's Major MICHAEL MARTIN of East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, explaining how beavers built a dam out of sticks, leaves, and cash that casino robbers had ditched in a creek.
East Feliciana Parish (Louisiana) has raised achievement scores by involving students in hands-on projects related to community needs and resources.
A 61-year-old sergeant with the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office was shot in an unprovoked ambush attack about 2:50 p.m.
This process of discovery in an area that one might think is well mined is certainly evident in Richard Holcombe Kilbourne, Jr.'s book, Debt, Investment, Slaves: Credit Relations in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, 1825-1885.
This case study examines the history and current circumstances of education in East Feliciana Parish (Louisiana) in the context of its participation in the Delta Rural Systemic Initiative (RSI), which aims to improve science and mathematics achievement through systemic reform.

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