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202 Arkansas Avenue
Bogalusa, LA 70427
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  • Phone: 
    (985) 732-6200
  • Fax: 
    (985) 732-6245
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About the City

Location

Bogalusa, Louisiana, in Washington Parish, is established where the Bogue Lusa Creek flows into the Pearl River. Latitude (North) 30 47.4498 Longitude (West) 89 50.9166

City Area

Totals 9.9 square miles. City has 121 miles of paved streets.

Population

12,232 (2010 U.S. Census)

City Government

Mayor and seven member Council, elected every four years.

Schools

Public school system includes 7 elementary, one junior high, and one high school, with total of nearly 230 teachers, and 3,600 students. There is one parochial, and one private school in Bogalusa. One Louisiana Technical College, Sullivan Campus

Fire Department

Employs 36 full-time firemen. Four fire trucks in three fire stations.

Police Department

Force includes 35 full-time officers, 12 reserves.

Utilities

City water, naturally soft and pure, is drawn from ten deep wells capable of producing 15.6 million gallons per day. Modern sewage disposal system serves 100% of the city.

Recreational Facilities

Two city parks and playgrounds; modern country club; Two YMCA locations with swimming ;pools and full youth program; abundant fishing, hunting, lighted baseball park, tennis courts, tubing, canoeing.

Banks

First National Bank
The First Bank
First NBC
State Farm Bank
Whitney Bank

Newspapers

Bogalusa Daily News

Radio Stations

WBOX 920 am & 92.9 fm

Railroads

CN

Highways

Louisiana Highways 10 and 21 intersect at Bogalusa. One hour drive to New Orleans, via Lake Ponchartrain Causeway.

Libraries

Washington Parish Library, Ave F.

Hospitals

Our Lady of Angels

Emergency Medical Services

Northshore EMS