Louisiana Franklin Parish Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Franklin 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 Franklin Parish.

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Street Address: 705 Prairie Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone Number: (318) 435-4336 Franklin 67,248 34,577

Street Address: 705 Prairie Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone Number: (318) 435-4336 Franklin N/A N/A

3. Branch Library WISNER BRANCH
Street Address: 129 Fort Scott Street, Wisner, LA 71378
Phone Number: (318) 724-7399 Franklin N/A N/A

Overview of Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Franklin Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Winnsboro and as of 2000, the population is 21,263.


The parish has a total area of 1,646 km2 (635 mi2). 1,615 km2 (624 mi2) of it is land and 31 km2 (12 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 1.86% water.

Adjacent parishes

  • Richland Parish (north & northwest)
  • Madison Parish (northeast)
  • Tensas Parish (southeast)
  • Catahoula Parish (south)
  • Caldwell Parish (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 21,263 people, 7,754 households, and 5,706 families residing in the parish. The population density is 13/km2 (34/mi2). There are 8,623 housing units at an average density of 5/km2 (14/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish is 67.16% White, 31.61% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,754 households out of which 33.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.30% are married couples living together, 16.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% are non-families. 23.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.13.

In the parish the population is spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 91.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.40 males.

The median income for a household in the parish is $22,964, and the median income for a family is $27,440. Males have a median income of $26,305 versus $16,758 for females. The per capita income for the parish is $12,675. 28.40% of the population and 23.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 41.40% of those under the age of 18 and 25.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Baskin
  • Gilbert
  • Winnsboro
  • Wisner

Map of Franklin Parish Louisiana