Bienville Parish

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Bienville Parish is named for Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, who was the founder of city of New Orleans.


Created:  March 14, 1848

Parish Seat: 

Arcadia  1848 – present


Parish Courthouse – Arcadia  


Location:  100 Court House Drive / Locust Drive

Built:  1952 – 1953

Style:  Modern

Architect:  C Scott Yeager

Contractor:  Allen Construction Company


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story yellow colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a high porch with six pillars and a canopy over the entrance on the first story. The north and south wings are one story with few windows. The roof line is flat.


Note:  the previous courthouse was designed and constructed by F B Hull and W S Hull in 1895.



N – Webster Parish and Claiborne Parish

E – Lincoln Parish and Jackson Parish

S – Winn Parish, Natchitoches Parish and Red River Parish

W – Red River Parish, Bossier Parish and Webster Parish

















photos taken 2011