Vernon Parish

Vernon Parish, Louisiana

215 S 4th St
Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: (337) 238-1384
Fax: (337) 238-9902

On the central western border of LA, southwest of Alexandria; organized Mar 30, 1871 from Natchitoches, Rapides, and Sabine parishes. Name Origin: For Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington (1732-99) in VA

Area (sq mi):: 1341.51 (land 1328.41; water 13.10) Population per square mile: 36.70
Population 2005: 48,745 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.20%; 1990-2000 -15.20% Population 2000: 52,531 (White 71.40%; Black or African American 17.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.90%; Asian 1.60%; Other 7.70%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 28.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,036; median household $31,216; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,100-$24,888
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Army Directorate of Emergency Services, Military Police, Criminal Investigation Command, Military Intelligence/Army Counter Intelligence at Fort Polk, the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, the Louisiana State Police, the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office and local police and fire agencies.
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The Army's Fort Polk in Vernon Parish, is home of the Joint Readiness Training Center.
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Chief Deputy Calvin Turner of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office said "all indications" show that Martin was responsible for the accident.

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