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Cullen Municipal Building
Location of Cullen in Webster Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
|• Total||1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)|
|• Land||1.15 sq mi (2.99 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||249 ft (76 m)|
|• Density||620.99/sq mi (239.78/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Bobby Ray Washington, the former mayor of Cullen, served as president and vice president of the Louisiana Municipal Association. He resigned from office when questions arose about his residency in Shreveport. Washington was succeeded in March 2012 by Dexter Turner, a former police detective in Springhill. Turner was elected to a full term as mayor in December 2012 and died on March 22, 2013, of an apparent heart attack at the age of forty-nine.
Cullen has a restored Kansas City Southern Railroad museum located across from the International Paper Company container plant.
In 2011, Ricky L. Thomas reactivated the Ludwig Ball Park, which had been constructed in 1968 for baseball and softball. After many years of neglect the park was restored and a reunion was held in July 2011; all former ball players were invited. At the reunion Thomas presented Coach Billy Dubois a framed picture of his Louisiana-Arkansas All Star team. KTBS, the ABC affiliate in Shreveport, aired a story about Ludwig Ball Park.
Charles Jacobs, judge of the Louisiana 26th Judicial District Court since 2015, is a former town attorney for Cullen.
Cullen is located at(32.969335, -93.448092).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||619||86.45%|
|Hispanic or Latino||10||1.4%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 716 people, 552 households, and 295 families residing in the town.
Cullen First Baptist Church is a Baptist Missionary Association of America congregation
In Spanish: Cullen (Luisiana) para niños
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