Pollock, Louisiana

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Pollock is a town in Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is part of the Alexandria, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 376 at the 2000 census. Pollock and southern Grant Parish have been booming in recent years with residential and business growth. The population of Pollock has increased drastically since the last census as a result of the annexation of the land surrounding a federal prison, the United States Penitentiary, Pollock.[citation needed]

Pollock is named for Oliver Pollock, one of the largest financial donors to the cause of the American Revolution. He used his influence to convince the Spanish to drive the British from Baton Rouge. When Pollock's funds ran short, he pledged his credit to purchase needed supplies for the American forces.



Pollock is located at 31°31′29″N 92°24′32″W / 31.52472°N 92.40889°W / 31.52472; -92.40889 (31.524760, -92.408866)[1] and has an elevation of 118 feet (36.0 m)[2]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.

Pollock is near the popular Stuart Lake Recreational Area, a federally-operated installation in Grant Parish.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 376 people, 157 households, and 108 families residing in the town. The population density was 298.7 people per square mile (115.2/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 162.1/sq mi (62.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.87% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.53% Asian, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.86% of the population.

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