La Salle Parish, Louisiana

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LaSalle Parish
Parish of LaSalle
La Salle Parish Courthouse in Jena
La Salle Parish Courthouse in Jena
Map of Louisiana highlighting LaSalle Parish
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°41′N 92°10′W / 31.68°N 92.16°W / 31.68; -92.16
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedJanuary 1, 1910
Named forRené-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
SeatJena
Largest townJena
Area
 • Total662 sq mi (1,710 km2)
 • Land625 sq mi (1,620 km2)
 • Water38 sq mi (100 km2)  5.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
14,974
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district5th

La Salle is a parish of Louisiana in the United States. The parish seat is Jena. In the 2010 count, 14,890 people lived in this parish.