Place:Jackson, Louisiana, United States

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Jackson Parish (French: Paroisse de Jackson) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish was formed in 1845 from parts of Claiborne, Ouachita, and Union Parishes. The parish seat is Jonesboro. Jackson Parish is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,274.

East of Jonesboro is the Jimmie Davis State Park, which includes part of Caney Lake.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1845 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 5,566
1860 9,465
1870 7,646
1880 5,328
1890 7,453
1900 9,119
1910 13,818
1920 14,486
1930 13,808
1940 17,807
1950 15,434
1960 15,828
1970 15,963
1980 17,321
1990 15,705

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