|• Total||5.88 sq mi (15.23 km2)|
|• Land||5.78 sq mi (14.97 km2)|
|• Water||0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)|
|Elevation||171 ft (52 m)|
|• Density||582.35/sq mi (224.85/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Farmerville is a town in and the parish seat of Union Parish, Louisiana, United States. It has also been known as Farmersville. The population was 3,860 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is spread about Lake D'Arbonne, a popular fishing and boating waterway.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15 km2), of which 5.5 square miles (14 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.72%) is water.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Farmerville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
On December 13, 2022, the northern part of the town was struck by an EF3 tornado that damaged or destroyed structures and injured 14 people. The tornado caused $1.2 million in damage, with most of the damage coming from the town.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||2,162||64.23%|
|Hispanic or Latino||142||4.22%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,366 people, 954 households, and 552 families residing in the town.
The Union Parish School District covers education in the Farmerville area.
- Union Parish Elementary School
- Union Parish Junior High School
- Union Parish High School
- Union Christian Academy
- Downsville Charter School
- D'Arbonne Woods Charter School
- Thomas "Bud" Brady, member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1976 to 1988 from La Salle Parish; a radio announcer in Farmerville in the early 1960s
- Donovan Chapman, Country music artist
- James Walter Elder, was a member of the United States House of Representatives and a mayor of Farmerville
- William C. Feazel, interim U.S. Senator in 1948; member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Ouachita Parish from 1932–1936
- Alton Hardy Howard, co-founder of Howard Brothers Discount Stores; gospel songwriter; born in Rocky Branch community in 1925, based in West Monroe
- W. L. "Jack" Howard, five-term mayor of Monroe and partner of Howard Brothers Discount Stores, was born in the Rocky Branch community in 1921.
- V. E. Howard, Church of Christ clergyman who founded the International Gospel Hour on radio, based in Texarkana, Texas; interred at Rocky Branch Cemetery
- Jay McCallum (born 1960), state court judge since 2003; state representative for Lincoln and Union parishes from 1992 to 2003.
- James Peyton Smith (1925-2006), state representative from Union and Morehouse parishes from 1964 to 1972; namesake of bridge over Lake D'Arbonne in Farmerville
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