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

The community of Homer is the Seat for Claiborne Parish.

Claiborne Parish was founded in 1828 and was created by taking area from NatchitochesParish.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Claiborne had a population of 16,118 people. This is a decrease of 4.35% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,851 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Claiborne represented 0.38% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 51st 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
201017,195+2.04%+6.68% since 2009
200916,118-4.35%-1% since 2008
200816,281-3.38%-0.91% since 2007
200716,431-2.49% 
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200016,851The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Homer   3,3273,78812.17% decrease  
Haynesville   2,3832,67911.05% decrease  
Junction City   5986528.28% decrease  
Athens   2422627.63% decrease  
Lisbon   1461629.88% 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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