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

The community of Coushatta is the Seat for Red River Parish.

Red River Parish was founded in 1871. Red River was created by taking area from Bienville, , and Parishes.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Red River had a population of 9,003 people. This is a decrease of 6.43% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,622 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Red River represented 0.22% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 62nd 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20109,091-5.52%+0.98% since 2009
20099,003-6.43%-0.64% since 2008
20089,061-5.83%-0.83% since 2007
20009,622The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Coushatta   2,0452,29911.05% decrease  
Martin   5976254.48% decrease  
Hall Summit   2532644.17% decrease  
Edgefield   1771906.84% 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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