Washington Parish , Louisiana

Washington Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Washington Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,168 and a population density of 70 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 45,773 inhabitants. Its county seat is Franklinton. The county was created 203 years ago in 1818.

Washington Parish Quick Facts

Population : 45,773 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
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Area : 676 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : George Washington
Altitude : 279 feet / 85 meters
Capital : Franklinton
Establishment : January 01, 1819
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:45:40 (21st May 2022)
Density : 68 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.05% (2010-2020)
Washington Parish locator map
Location of Washington Parish on Louisiana map.
Bogalusa City Hall image
Bogalusa City Hall
Bogalusa City Hall image

Geography

Washington Parish is located at 30°51'12"N 90°2'26"W (30.8533400, -90.0405200). It has 6 neighbors: Saint Tammany Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Marion County, Pearl River County, Pike County and Walthall County.

Washington Parish map

Washington Parish Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington Parish.

City Name Population Title
Bogalusa 11,412 City in Louisiana, United States
Springhill 4,684 City in Louisiana, USA
Franklinton 3,647 City in Washington Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Varnado 332 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Angie 246 Village in Louisiana, United States

Washington Parish has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Washington Parish decreased by 3.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,168 - census
2011 47,127 -0.09% estimation process
2012 46,676 -0.97% estimation process
2013 46,407 -0.58% estimation process
2014 46,319 -0.19% estimation process
2015 46,358 0.08% estimation process
2016 46,387 0.06% estimation process
2017 46,649 0.56% estimation process
2018 46,588 -0.13% estimation process
2019 46,194 -0.85% estimation process
2020 45,773 -0.92% estimation process

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People born in Washington Parish (1)

American politician Weldon Russell was born in Washington Parish

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County Name Population Title
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Orleans Parish 389,476 New Orleans consolidated city-parish in Louisiana, United States
New Orleans 389,476 City; consolidated city-parish in Louisiana, United States.
Saint Tammany Parish 263,446 Parish in Louisiana, United States of America
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Caddo Parish 237,479 Parish in Louisiana, United States
Baton Rouge 219,052 Capital of Louisiana, United States and seat of East Baton Rouge Parish
Calcasieu Parish 203,310 Parish in Louisiana, United States
Shreveport 184,786 Parish seat of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States
Ouachita Parish 152,439 Parish in Louisiana, United States
Livingston Parish 143,737 Parish in Louisiana, United States
Metairie Terrace 142,489 City in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Metairie 138,481 Unincorporated suburban community and census-designated places in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Tangipahoa Parish 136,765 Parish in Louisiana, United States
Ascension Parish 128,665 Parish in Louisiana, United States