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

The community of Farmerville is the Seat for Union Parish.

Union Parish was founded in 1839 and was created by taking area from OuachitaParish.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Union had a population of 22,584 people. This is a decrease of 0.96% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,803 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Union represented 0.51% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 41st 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
201022,721-0.36%+0.61% since 2009
200922,584-0.96%-0.35% since 2008
200822,664-0.61%-0.19% since 2007
200722,708-0.42% 
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200022,803The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Farmerville   3,5813,8085.96% decrease  
Bernice   1,6291,8099.95% decrease  
Marion   7568066.2% decrease  
Spearsville   1401559.68% decrease  
Lillie   1301396.47% 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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