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Time Zone: Catahoula Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Harrisonburg is the Seat for Catahoula Parish.

Catahoula Parish was founded in 1808. Catahoula was created by taking area from Ouachita and Parishes.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Catahoula had a population of 10,460 people. This is a decrease of 4.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,920 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Catahoula represented 0.24% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 58th most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201010,407-4.7%-0.51% since 2009
200910,460-4.21%-0.88% since 2008
200810,553-3.36%+0.97% since 2007
200710,452-4.29% 
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200010,920The Last Census

More information can be found on the Catahoula Parish Census Page for Catahoula Parish.

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Below are some of the communities located in Catahoula Parish (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Catahoula Parish):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Jonesville   2,2912,4697.21% decrease  
Harrisonburg   7277462.55% decrease  
Sicily Island   4414532.65% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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