Evangeline Parish

Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

PO Drawer 347
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: (337) 363-5671
Fax: (337) 363-5780

In south-central LA, northwest of Lafayette; established Jun 15, 1910 from Saint Landry Parish. Name Origin: For the heroine of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's (1807-82) poem of the same name

Area (sq mi):: 679.61 (land 664.27; water 15.34) Population per square mile: 53.50
Population 2005: 35,540 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 6.50% Population 2000: 35,434 (White 69.80%; Black or African American 28.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $11,432; median household $20,532; Population below poverty level: 32.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,846-$18,058
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 32.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Louisiana State Police detectives with the Insurance Fraud/Auto Theft Unit have arrested five people for violations of Louisiana insurance fraud laws in relation to an alleged staged crash in Evangeline Parish.
Citizens offers a range of banking products and services to the residents of Evangeline Parish through its three branch locations.
PAA Natural Gas Storage, LLC has started commercial operations on the second of three storage caverns at its Pine Prairie facility in Evangeline Parish, LA, increasing aggregate working gas capacity to 13.8 Bcf.
Results from an ongoing prairie restoration in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana are reported.
E3 Consulting LLC has finalized financing for a 24 Bcf salt cavern gas storage facility in Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana.
As designed, the 137-mile pipeline would extend to Evangeline Parish, LA and interconnect with various interstate and intrastate pipelines.
is proceeding with plans to develop a salt cavern natural gas storage facility in Evangeline Parish, LA.

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