Franklin Parish

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1564
Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone: (318) 435-5133
Fax: (318) 435-5134

In northeastern LA, southeast of Monroe; organized Mar 1, 1843 from Catahoula, Ouachita, and Madison parishes. Name Origin: For Benjamin Franklin (1706-90), U.S. patriot, diplomat, and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 635.43 (land 623.61; water 11.82) Population per square mile: 32.70
Population 2005: 20,380 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.20%; 1990-2000 -5.00% Population 2000: 21,263 (White 66.80%; Black or African American 31.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $12,675; median household $22,964; Population below poverty level: 28.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,437-$19,145
Unemployment (2004): 9.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 32.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Progressive Bank was founded in October 1975 in Winnsboro, Louisiana, to serve the special banking needs of the agricultural community in the Franklin Parish area.
2] family lines from Rapides Parish and 1 of 29 lines from Franklin Parish had a portion of larvae that survived after 7 days on leaf tissue of Genuity[R]VT Double Pro[TM] with a total of 10 and 1 survivors, respectively (Table 2).
The system reaches across north Louisiana, from Caddo Parish to Franklin Parish and will be expanded to the southwest into Desoto Parish to interconnect with Regency's Logansport gathering system.
these communities--Marcell, Arkansas, and its surrounding public school district; Franklin Parish in Louisiana; and the city of Hollandale, Mississippi--were chosen because of the high levels of enthusiasm community leaders have shown in the past towards the NIRI program and the dedication community members previously demonstrated towards their ability to work together at improving their overall fitness and health.
A fourth locality in Franklin Parish, approximately 75 miles east-northeast of the previous sites, was reported by Dundee and Rossman (1989; Fig.
A disaster recovery center will open Tuesday, April 12, in Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, to help Louisiana flood survivors.
Notes: The Franklin Parish School Board is putting a $10.

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