Louisiana Bienville Parish Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Louisiana Bienville Parish.

Street Address: 2768 Maple Street, Arcadia, LA 71001
Phone Number: (318) 263-7410 Bienville 128,160 81,687

Street Address: 2768 Maple Street, Arcadia, LA 71001
Phone Number: (318) 263-7410 Bienville N/A N/A

3. Branch Library RINGGOLD BRANCH
Street Address: 2078 Hall Street, Ringgold, LA 71068
Phone Number: (318) 894-9770 Bienville N/A N/A

4. Branch Library SALINE BRANCH
Street Address: 920 Cooper Street, Saline, LA 71070
Phone Number: (318) 576-8990 Bienville N/A N/A

Overview of Bienville Parish, Louisiana

Bienville Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Arcadia and as of 2000, the population is 15,752.


The parish has a total area of 2,128 km2 (822 mi2). 2,100 km2 (811 mi2) of it is land and 29 km2 (11 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 1.35% water.

Adjacent parishes

  • Claiborne Parish (north)
  • Lincoln Parish (northeast)
  • Jackson Parish (east)
  • Winn Parish (southeast)
  • Natchitoches Parish (south)
  • Red River Parish (southwest)
  • Bossier Parish (west)
  • Webster Parish (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 15,752 people, 6,108 households, and 4,214 families residing in the parish. The population density is 8/km2 (19/mi2). There are 7,830 housing units at an average density of 4/km2 (10/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish is 54.92% White, 43.78% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,108 households out of which 31.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.70% are married couples living together, 17.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.00% are non-families. 28.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.09.

In the parish the population is spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 17.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 91.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.80 males.

The median income for a household in the parish is $23,663, and the median income for a family is $30,241. Males have a median income of $28,022 versus $18,682 for females. The per capita income for the parish is $12,471. 26.10% of the population and 21.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 34.00% of those under the age of 18 and 23.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Bienville Parish, Louisiana has the following cities and towns:

  • Arcadia
  • Bienville
  • Bryceland
  • Castor
  • Gibsland
  • Jamestown
  • Lucky
  • Mount Lebanon
  • Ringgold
  • Saline

Map of Bienville Parish Louisiana