Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
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|Ouachita Parish, Louisiana|
Ouachita Parish Courthouse in Monroe was built in the 1930s by the contractor George A. Caldwell
Location within Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
|Founded||March 31, 1807|
|Named for||Ouachita people|
|• Total||632 sq mi (1,637 km2)|
|• Land||610 sq mi (1,580 km2)|
|• Water||21 sq mi (54 km2), 3.4%|
|• Density||252/sq mi (97/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
|Website||Ouachita Parish Police Jury|
Ouachita Parish (French: Paroisse d'Ouachita) is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its parish seat is Monroe. It was created in 1807 by the state government. As of the 2010 census, 253,720 people lived there.