Latitude: 31.8181

Longitude: -93.5167

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Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, Louisiana

The images and aerial photographs within this page show data related to Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, Louisiana. Pleasant Hill is a village in Sabine Parish in western Louisiana, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 786. It is best known as the site of The Battle of Pleasant Hill, fought in April 1864.

History

Pleasant Hill was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War west of the Mississippi River. Every April, a reenactment of the battle is held. It is one of the few reenactments staged at the actual battlefield of the engagement.

The Pleasant High School Lady Eagles won the 2006-2007 Class C State Championship on March 3, with their record of 36-5, for the first time in eighteen years.

Pleasant Hill is the birthplace and burial site of the legendary Shreveport minister D. L. Dykes, Jr., who pastored the large First United Methodist Church there from 1955-1984. Dykes was a pioneer of television ministry and a voice for racial harmony during the civil rights movement.

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Geography

Pleasant Hill is located at (31.818013, -93.516715).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.0 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 786 people, 293 households, and 200 families residing in the village. The population density was 505.4 inhabitants per square mile (194.5/km²). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 216.7 per square mile (83.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 58.78% White, 35.11% African American, 3.18% Native American, 0.13% Asian, and 2.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.91% of the population.

There were 293 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $18,068, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $38,125 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,188. About 26.8% of families and 30.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.5% of those under age 18 and 43.6% of those age 65 or over.

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Battle of Pleasant Hill (3.72 km)

The Battle of Pleasant Hill was fought on April 9, 1864, during the Red River Campaign of the American Civil War, near Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, between Union forces led by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks and Confederate forces, led by Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor. The battle was essentially a continuation of the previous day's Battle of Mansfield, fought nearby, which ended around sunset due to darkness — night time provided a brief interlude in hostilities. On April 9, Taylor launched an ambitious assault against the newly reinforced Federals at Pleasant Hill and had the upper hand before Brig.

Converse, Louisiana (17.72 km)

Converse is a village in Sabine Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 400 at the 2000 census. Geography Converse is located at (31.780369, -93.698620). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of, all land. Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 400 people, 166 households, and 111 families residing in the village. The population density was 187.7 inhabitants per square mile (72.5/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 94.8 per square mile (36.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 79.50% White, 8.

KTEZ (18.44 km)

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Noble, Louisiana (21.16 km)

Noble is a village in Sabine Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 259 at the 2000 census. Geography Noble is located at (31.690237, -93.682087). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all land. Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 259 people, 91 households, and 65 families residing in the village. The population density was 252.1 inhabitants per square mile (97.1/km²). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 101.2 per square mile (39.0/km²).

Hanna, Louisiana (22.57 km)

Hanna is an unincorporated community in Red River Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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