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Type of Government: Parish Commission
Parish Seat: Shreveport
FIPS Code: 22017
The following documents are related to the local government: Code of Ordinances
Courts and Judicial Districts
Caddo Parish is subject to the jurisdiction of the following courts:
District Court: 1st JDC (Naked Ownership Page) Court Page
Court of Appeal: Second Circuit, Naked Ownership Page
Supreme Court: Louisiana Supreme Court, Naked Ownership Page
Supreme Court District(s): 2
Other (includes federal, state and local courts of limited jurisdiction):
Bankruptcy: Western District (Federal), Naked Ownership Page
Worker's Compensation: 1W (State)
Justice of the Peace: See Elected Officials (Local)
Legislative Districts and/or Elected Officials
See Elected Officials for a listing of all officials elected by the voters of Caddo Parish.
The Registrar of Voters for Caddo Parish can provide detailed information relating to district boundaries.
Miscellaneous Information and Resources
Caddo Parish has a population of 252,161 citizens and a landmass of approximately 939.4 square miles (601,235.50 acres). Ranked by population, Caddo Parish is the 4th most populated of 64 parishes. The parish is the 17th largest parish by landmass. There are approximately 825 attorneys in the parish, which means that there are 305.6 people per attorney in the parish. This ratio ranks 6th in the state.
The following municipalities are located within Caddo Parish:
- Village of Belcher
- Town of Blanchard
- Village of Gilliam
- Town of Greenwood
- Village of Hosston
- Village of Ida
- Town of Mooringsport
- Town of Oil City
- Village of Rodessa
- City of Shreveport (also in Bossier Parish)
- Town of Vivian
The following links provide information related to Caddo Parish:
Cooperative Extension: Provides contact information for Cooperative Extension Program Agents (such as community economic development, 4-H, forestry and wildlife, family resource management, etc.)
Economic Profile (1998): Economic development information provided by the Northeastern LEAP program.
Economic Profile (2001) [pdf]: Louisiana Department of Economic Development profile hosted by Entergy.
Tax Profile: Sales and use tax rates (with some forms) for the parish and municipalities, provided by the Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators (LAOTA).
2000 Federal Census: Federal Census data including population estimates and demographics.
Environment Profile: Find information related to chemical releases, water quality, Superfund sites, etc.
Capitol Impact Profile: Provides links to local elected officials, local entities and demographic information (including links to Open Secrets, which provides information on campaign contributions and the Political Graveyard, which details the lives of elected officials that have lived in the parish.)