Madison Parish

(redirected from Madison Parish, Louisiana)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Madison Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1710
Tallulah, LA 71282
Phone: (318) 574-0655
Fax: (318) 574-3961

On the northeastern border of LA, west of Vicksburg, MS; organized Jan 19, 1838 from Concordia Parish. Name Origin: For James Madison (1751-1836), fourth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 650.53 (land 624.09; water 26.45) Population per square mile: 20.00
Population 2005: 12,457 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.30%; 1990-2000 10.20% Population 2000: 13,728 (White 37.10%; Black or African American 60.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 29.80
Income 2000: per capita $10,114; median household $20,509; Population below poverty level: 36.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,988-$18,549
Unemployment (2004): 10.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
References in periodicals archive ?
He attended medical school in Louisville, Kentucky; and from 1846 until his death in 1850, he was a country doctor on the Tensas River in Madison Parish, Louisiana, where he wrote his "Swamp Doctor" stories.
Tensas River, Madison Parish, Louisiana, 9 May 1967, one specimen (NLU 6240), (Fig.
Tensas River, 11 km S of Tendal, Madison Parish, Louisiana, 16 September 1994, two specimens (MMNS 3775).

Full browser ?