La Salle Parish

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La Salle

La Salle Parish is named for Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, who was a French explorer.


Created:  July 3, 1908

Parish Seat: 

Jena  1808 – present


Parish Courthouse – Jena  


Location:  1050 Courthouse Street / North 1st Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Barrow, Heinberg & Brocato of Alexandria

Contractor:  McInnis Brothers


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story stone, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Jena. The south front has a recessed central entrance. There are pillars supporting the wide over hanging roof. Certain section project from the main building. The roof line is flat.


See:  The architect, Barrow, Heinberg & Brocato of Alexandria, also designed the courthouse in Grant Parrish.


Note:  The first courthouse was a two story brick structure designed by Emile Weil and constructed by C D Stewart in 1910.



N – Caldwell Parish

E – Catahoula Parish

S – Avoyelles Parish and Rapides Parish

W – Grant Parish and Winn Parish





Parish Courthouse – Jena






















Photos taken 2011