Dubach, Louisiana

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Dubach is a town in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 800 at the 2000 census. Dubach High School, located centrally in the town, is noted for fielding good athletic teams in basketball and often defeats teams from much larger towns and cities. Dubach is also known as the "Dogtrot Capital of the World" as many dogtrot homes are nearby.

Dubach is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area.



Dubach also had a semiprofessional baseball team, part of the North Louisiana "Big 8", during the 1940s and 1950s. Despite its small size, the team had no trouble recruiting players.

In the fall of 2005, Dubach voters defeated a bond issue that would have funded renovations to Hico Elementary and Dubach High schools. Despite a well-spoken campaign by high school principal Donna Doss, voters killed the issue by a wide margin. Local media speculated that the economic effects of Hurricane Katrina may have swayed voters to err on the side of caution with regards to new taxation.


Dubach is located at 32°41′59″N 92°39′26″W / 32.69972°N 92.65722°W / 32.69972; -92.65722 (32.699768, -92.657286)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.72%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 800 people, 341 households, and 240 families residing in the town. The population density was 561.6 people per square mile (217.5/km²). There were 390 housing units at an average density of 273.8/sq mi (106.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 64.62% White, 34.88% African American, 0.38% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

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