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

The community of Minden is the Seat for Webster Parish.

Webster Parish was founded in 1871. Webster was created by taking area from Bienville, and Parishes.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Webster had a population of 40,544 people. This is a decrease of 3.08% since the last Census (which gave a population of 41,831 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Webster represented 0.94% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 28th 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
201041,207-1.49%+1.64% since 2009
200940,544-3.08%-0.2% since 2008
200840,625-2.88%-0.29% since 2007
200041,831The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Minden   12,79713,0271.77% decrease  
Springhill   5,0775,4396.66% decrease  
Cullen   1,3351,2963.01% increase  
Cotton Valley   1,1301,1894.96% decrease  
Sibley   1,0621,0983.28% 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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