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Webster Parish

Map of Webster ParishDOTD Tourism Map of Webster ParishThe Louisiana legislature established Webster Parish on February 27, 1871.  Located in the north Louisiana Hill Country, Webster Parish has a diversified economy based upon agriculture, forestry, and small-scale manufacturing.

Webster Parish is perhaps best known for the Germantown Museum and the its environmental tourism resources, particularly the Lake Bistineau State Park and the Jimmie Davis State Park.

by Carl A. Brasseaux






Principle Towns




Webster Parish Tourism Commission

Events and Festivals

Heflin Sawmill Festival

Dorcheat Museum (Minden)

Spring Arts Festival (Minden)

Annual Webster Parish Fair (Minden)

Scottish Tartan Festival (Minden)

Lumberjack Festival (Springhill)

Springhill Christmas Parade

Main Street Mardi Gras Parades

Historic Sites, Plantations & Museums

Dorcheat Museum (Minden)

Germantown Colony Museum (Minden)

National Register of Historic Places

Wildlife Preserves

Jimmie Davis State Park

Lake Bistineau State Park

Bodcau Wildlife Management Area


Webster Parish Library

Webster Parish Courthouses

LSU AgCenter