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

The community of Colfax is the Seat for Grant Parish.

Grant Parish was founded in 1869. Grant was created by taking area from Rapides and Parishes.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Grant had a population of 20,164 people. This is an increase of 7.84% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,698 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Grant represented 0.42% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 49th 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
201022,309+19.31%+10.64% since 2009
200920,164+7.84%+0.95% since 2008
200819,974+6.82%+1.01% since 2007
200719,774+5.75% 
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200018,698The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Colfax   1,6681,6590.54% increase  
Montgomery   8487877.75% increase  
Dry Prong   4424214.99% increase  
Pollock   3823761.6% increase  
Georgetown   3173015.32% increase  

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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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