Parish Seats

Northeast Louisiana has long been known as a wonderful place to live. With one of the most diverse economies in the state, this region offers many unique opportunities for a variety of businesses from health care services to manufacturing. A variety of assets contribute to its economic success. Northeast Louisiana's high concentration of colleges, 5 universities and technical schools provide a growing trained workforce available to fulfill industry needs. Northeast Louisiana is where people and business thrive and succeed. It's a part of the great state of Louisiana humming with the sounds of success.

These are the parish seats of the Northeast Louisiana parishes.


Parish Seat of Caldwell Parish

Lake Providence

Parish Seat of East Carroll Parish


Parish Seat of Franklin Parish


Parish Seat of Madison Parish


Parish Seat of Morehouse Parish


Parish Seat of Ouachita Parish

West Monroe

City in Ouachita Parish


Parish Seat of Richland Parish

Saint Joseph

Parish Seat of Tensas Parish


Parish Seat of Union Parish

Oak Grove

Parish Seat of West Carroll Parish

View these parishes' information on the Louisiana Site Selection Center

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Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance is a private, not-for-profit corporation utilizing local, state, federal and private resources and programs to enhance the available economic elements present in our region to promote and grow the regional resources leading to a vibrant economy.

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We provide technical assistance, loan programs, technical communication, education, community enhancement, marketing and business retention to enhance our economy. We preside as the Coordinating Responsible Authority for the Northern and Central Renewal Communities representing the poorest areas of Louisiana.

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