St. Helena Parish exemplifies rural Louisiana life. Situated north of Livingston Parish, the 409-square-mile parish boasts no red lights and is home to just over 10,000 residents. Its low population density guarantees its residents a quiet, tranquil lifestyle. St. Helena has only one incorporated town, the parish seat of Greensburg. For demographic information on St. Helena, visit our regional data page.
One of the oldest towns in Louisiana, the parish seat of Greensburg is home to less than 1,000 residents. This small town may be quiet, but it is bursting with history. Even with only 2.5 square miles to its name, the town has two buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Locals love Greensburg because:
- The town’s rich history and quiet, small-town character make it a perfect rural retreat for its residents.