Place:Union, Louisiana, United States

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Union Parish (French: Paroisse de l'Union) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Farmerville. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,721.

Union Parish is part of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Monroe–Bastrop Combined Statistical Area.

Located in far northern Louisiana next to the Arkansas state line, Union Parish is heavily Republican in most competitive elections, particularly at the presidential level. In 2012, Mitt Romney received 7,561 votes (70.2 percent) of the parish total to 3,075 (28.6 percent) for U.S. President Barack H. Obama.

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History

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1839 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 1,838
1850 8,203
1860 10,389
1870 11,685
1880 13,526
1890 17,304
1900 18,520
1910 20,451
1920 19,621
1930 20,731
1940 20,943
1950 19,141
1960 17,624
1970 18,447
1980 21,167
1990 20,690

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~launion


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