Founded in 1913
Beauregard Parish is comprised of the cities and towns of DeRidder, Merryville, Longville, Oretta, Singer, Sugartown, Dry Creek, and Ragley. It is often referred to as the Southern gateway to the Western corridor, with a heritage that reflects a mix of Louisiana and Texas.
Points of Interest
- Experience every growing season at a real working farm - CM Farms, with more than 40 attractions, animals, live entertainment and events.
- Travel through history on the Myths and Legends Byway, a 178-mile drive based on true stories, legends and tall tales.
- Be spooked at the Gothic Jail, also known as the “Hanging Jail,” a site on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Visit the first United Services Organization (USO) in the nation used during World War II at the War Memorial Civic Center, a site on the National Register of Historic Places. The building honors 47 young men from the area who were killed in action during the war, including a War Room Museum with many items on display.