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Union Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 22,721. The parish seat is
Farmerville. The parish was created on March 13, 1839, from a section of Ouachita Parish. Its boundaries have changed four times since then
(in 1845, 1846, 1867, and 1873, respectively).
Union Parish is part of the Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
the parish was named in honor of the union of states which make up the US
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Union Parish was created on 1839, from Ouachita Parish and the parish was named in honor of the union of states which make up the US The Parish seat is Farmerville.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the parish has a total area of 905 square miles (2,340 km2), of which 877 square miles (2,270 km2) is
land and 28 square miles (73 km2) (3.1%) is water.
Geographically north central Louisiana and more closely resembles Lincoln Parish, to which Union is deeply tied culturally, politically, and educationally. The Piney Hills Country is very different from the flat, hardwood delta lands of northeastern Louisiana.
Bordering parishes and counties are as follows:
Residents are assigned to Union Parish Public Schools.