Winn Parish

Winn Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 951
Winnfield, LA 71483
Phone: (318) 628-5824
Fax: (318) 628-7336

In north-central LA, southwest of Monroe; organized 1852 from Natchitoches, Catahoula, and Rapides parishes. Name Origin: For Walter O. Winn, a prominent lawyer and citizen

Area (sq mi):: 956.91 (land 950.49; water 6.43) Population per square mile: 16.80
Population 2005: 15,968 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.50%; 1990-2000 3.80% Population 2000: 16,894 (White 65.70%; Black or African American 32.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $11,794; median household $25,462; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,393-$18,243
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Winn CHC Inc, a Federal Qualified Health Centre that serves nearly 15,000 individuals throughout North Central Louisiana, provides oral health services to students in all schools in Bienville and Winn Parish as well as five schools in Grant Parish.
In January, JELD-WEN said it would open a new wood composite door facing facility in Winn Parish, LA.
A quarter-size piece of meat was removed from the patient's throat, and he was transported to the Winn Parish Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
This report is specific to Winn Parish. Each year, this report is updated by adding the most current year's data and deleting the data that are more than six years old.
CASE FACTS: On September 6, 1993, Jan Wilson, then age 41, went to Winn Parish Medical Center with complaints of severe abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.
These bogs represent the most northern location for pitcher plant bogs in Louisiana; four are in northeastern Natchitoches Parish and four are in northwestern Winn Parish. Four bogs in Natchitoches Parish and three bogs in Winn Parish had pitcher plants, Sarracenia alata, the sine qua non of bog indicator species (Fig.
In 1999 and 2000 we conducted a floristic inventory of two of these newly discovered bogs: Lewis Klein's Bog in northeastern Natchitoches Parish (T13NR6WS35-36) and Lynn's Bog in northwestern Winn Parish (T13NR5WS9).
(Winn Parish: MacRoberts & MacRoberts 4487 [to be deposited]) Parnassia grandifolia.
They operated during the late 1860s in Winn parish and made large incursions into the adjoining parishes.
In April 1870, a vigilance committee put an end to the operations of the Kimball and West band, in Winn parish. Property owners in Iberia parish organized a similar protective association in August 1873.