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Welcome to Washington Parish, Louisiana

The Washington Economic Development Foundation serves Washington Parish Louisiana, located on the Mississippi / Louisiana border in Southeast Louisiana.  We provide information and assistance for businesses seeking to locate or expand operations.  Washington Parish has two business parks and numerous sites with infrastructure including rail and locations on major highways with easy access to Interstate Highways 55, 59, 10 and 12. 

Washington Parish is one of the southern parishes of Louisiana and covers an area of 676 square miles.  The Mississippi state line is on the east and north borders of our parish. Its western boundary is Tangipahoa Parish and the southern boundary is St. Tammany Parish.  The proximity of the parish, sixty miles from New Orleans, eighty miles from Baton Rouge, 120 miles to Jackson Mississippi, and 136 miles to Mobile, Alabama allows access to the major cities and affords industry with a wide range of opportunities for markets and transportation. When you consider a location for your company, consider Washington Parish.  It's close to big city amenities without the problems associated with an urban location.

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About Us

The Washington Economic Development Foundation serves Washington Parish Louisiana, located on the Mississippi / Louisiana border in Southeast Louisiana, population 43,926. We provide information and assistance for businesses seeking to locate or expand operations.

Available Sites

Washington Parish has shovel ready industrial parks in Bogalusa and Franklinton. Each park has paved roads with utilities already in place. Whether your company needs a large industrial site or an existing warehouse facility we can find a location that is suitable for your needs.

Education & Training

World class technical training, qualified faculty, academic transfer and successful partnerships with business and industry are just a few of the many opportunities available through Northshore Technical Community College.


Contact Us

Washington Economic Development Foundation

526 Georgia Ave.
P.O. Box 668 Bogalusa, LA
70429-0668

(985) 735-7565
email: info@wedf.com
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