Vernon Parish, Louisiana

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Vernon Parish
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
Largest cityLeesville
 • Total1,340 sq mi (3,471 km2)
 • Land1,327 sq mi (3,436 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (35 km2)  1.0%
 • Total48,750
 • Density36.7/sq mi (14.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code337
Congressional district4th

Vernon Parish (French: Paroisse de Vernon) is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2020 census, the population was 48,750.[1] The parish seat is Leesville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Vernon Parish, Louisiana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 5, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.