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Encyclopedia > Springhill, Louisiana

Springhill is a small city in Webster Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 5,439 at the 2000 census. Chicago from the air. ... Webster Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... This Article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Geography

Location of Springhill, Louisiana

Springhill is located at 33°0′4″N, 93°27′41″W (33.001234, -93.461448)GR1. Adapted from Wikipedias LA county maps by Catbar. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 km² (6.3 mi²). 16.1 km² (6.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.80%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


There are several mill ponds near Springhill


A new wal-mart is in town that even has groceries


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 5,439 people, 2,258 households, and 1,485 families residing in the city. The population density was 337.1/km² (872.9/mi²). There were 2,551 housing units at an average density of 158.1/km² (409.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 73.49% White, 25.13% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,258 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.90. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $27,102, and the median income for a family was $35,540. Males had a median income of $29,757 versus $17,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,447. About 14.6% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.6% of those under age 18 and 12.6% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


The high school mascot is a lumberjack. Several famous football players have come from this school to include, but not limited to, John David Crowe (heisman trophy winner), Charles McDaniel, and John Stevens (AFL NFL rookie of the year, 1989). Two state championships have been won, the latest of which was in 1985.


Quick Facts -The town boasts a great movie theatre, the Spring Theatre, which was remodeled in 2002.



-The town was originally named Barefoot, Louisiana.



-The 1979 film Five Days from Home, which was directed by and starred George Peppard, was filmed primarily in Springhill.



-Springhill hosts an annual Lumberjack Festival, which includes log cutting contests, Louisiana food, live music, and a parade.


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A new high school / junior high complex is scheduled to be completed by the start of the 2007/2008 school year. The junior high was torn down in 2005. Construction is underway at Browning Elementary, with the addition of a new wing with several classrooms and a library and general updates to the rest of the school's A/C and lighting. Brown Middle School will also see similar construction very soon as the bid for work to be done there has been accepted. Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Springhill Louisiana Resource Guide, City or community of Springhill, Louisiana Facts, Information, Relocation, Real ... (338 words)
The population of Springhill is approximately 5,668 (1990).
The distance from Springhill to Washington DC is 1042 miles.
Springhill is positioned 33.00 degrees north of the equator and 93.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Springhill News (691 words)
SPRINGHILL '' Webster Habitat for Humanity wants to make this month one of the best for aluminum can recycling as it plans a big, one-day collection drive on Wednesday and Can Walks each Saturday.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says that a Louisiana man was electrocuted when he was apparently trying to steal electrical wire.
The Springhill Lumberjacks football team scored 26 points and held the visiting Benton Tigers to 13 in the Lumberjacks non-league win on Friday.
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