La Salle Parish, Louisiana

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LaSalle Parish, Louisiana
Parish of LaSalle
La Salle Parish Courthouse in Jena
La Salle Parish Courthouse in Jena
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Country United States
State Louisiana
RegionCentral Louisiana
FoundedJanuary 1, 1910
Named forRené-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
Parish seat (and largest town)Jena
Area
 • Total1,710 km2 (662 sq mi)
 • Land1,620 km2 (625 sq mi)
 • Water100 km2 (38 sq mi)
 • percentage15 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total14,890
 • Estimate 
(2018)
14,917
 • Density8.7/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code318
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.