Beauregard Parish, Louisiana

Beauregard Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States


Beauregard Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,654 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,881 inhabitants. Its county seat is DeRidder. The county was created 111 years ago in 1912.

Beauregard Parish is located in southwestern Louisiana, just south of the Texas border. The parish was formed on January 1, 1913 and named after General P.G.T. Beauregard, a hero of the Civil War. The parish seat is DeRidder, which is also the largest city in Beauregard Parish.

The population of Beauregard Parish has been steadily increasing over the past few years as people move to the area for its affordable housing and scenic views. The unemployment rate in Beauregard Parish is low and there are many jobs available in industries such as healthcare and retail sales.

The area is 3,020 km² (1,174 sq mi). The parish was named for General P. G. T. Beauregard, who commanded Confederate troops at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor when it was attacked by Union troops in 1861. 

Founded: 1913

Seat: DeRidder

Population: 37,387 (2020)

Unemployment rate: 2.9% (Mar 2022)

Beauregard Parish locator map
Location of Beauregard Parish on Louisiana map.

Quick Facts about Beauregard Parish

Population : 37,881 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Area : 3020 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : P. G. T. Beauregard
Altitude : 151 feet / 46 meters
Capital : DeRidder
Establishment : June 06, 1912
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:41:52 (28th September 2023)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 91℉ Patchy Fog then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather
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BeauregardCourthouse image


Beauregard Parish is located at 30°38'54"N 93°20'36"W (30.6484700, -93.3433400). It has 5 neighbors: Allen Parish, Calcasieu Parish, Jefferson Davis Parish, Vernon Parish and Newton County.

Beauregard Parish map

Beauregard Parish Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Beauregard Parish.

City Name Population Title
DeRidder 10,521 Small city in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana, United States
Merryville 1,093 Town in Louisiana, United States


Beauregard Parish forecast: Patchy fog before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 0 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Beauregard Parish has 5 neighbours.


The population of Beauregard Parish increased by 5.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 35,654 - census
2011 36,090 1.21% estimation process
2012 36,333 0.67% estimation process
2013 36,260 -0.2% estimation process
2014 36,239 -0.06% estimation process
2015 36,531 0.8% estimation process
2016 36,973 1.2% estimation process
2017 36,847 -0.34% estimation process
2018 37,369 1.4% estimation process
2019 37,497 0.34% estimation process
2020 37,881 1.01% estimation process

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People born in Beauregard Parish (1)

American country musician Ted Daffan was born in Beauregard Parish

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