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

The community of Leesville is the Seat for Vernon Parish.

Vernon Parish was founded in 1871. Vernon was created by taking area from Natchitoches, and Parishes.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Vernon had a population of 46,616 people. This is a decrease of 11.26% since the last Census (which gave a population of 52,531 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Vernon represented 1.18% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 22nd 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
201052,334-0.38%+12.27% since 2009
200946,616-11.26%+3.92% since 2008
200844,857-14.61%-4.91% since 2007
200052,531The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Leesville   5,8736,75313.03% decrease  
New Llano   2,0862,41513.62% decrease  
Rosepine   1,4031,3900.94% increase  
Anacoco   75586612.82% decrease  
Simpson   50558313.38% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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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