Vernon Parish, Louisiana

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Vernon Parish
Parish of Vernon
Vernon Parish courthouse in Leesville
Vernon Parish courthouse in Leesville
Map of Louisiana highlighting Vernon 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°07′N 93°11′W / 31.11°N 93.19°W / 31.11; -93.19
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedMarch 30, 1871
Named forMount Vernon
SeatLeesville
Largest cityLeesville
Area
 • Total1,341 sq mi (3,470 km2)
 • Land1,328 sq mi (3,440 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (40 km2)  1.0%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total52,334
 • Estimate 
(2018)
48,860
 • Density39/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitewww.vppjla.com

Vernon Parish (French: Paroisse de Vernon) is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,334.[1] The parish seat is Leesville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.