Introduction to Winnsboro, Louisiana
Winnsboro was formerly known as Winnsborough. Governor William Wright Heard officially incorporated Winnsboro in 1902. It is in Franklin Parish, which was named honoring Benjamin Franklin.
Winnsboro and nearby Attractions
- Town Square Park
- Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
- Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
- Winnsboro Commercial Historic District
Things To Do In Winnsboro
Tourists in Winnsboro are fond of visiting the local parks such as the Town Square Park, West Winnsboro Recreational Park and the Winnsboro Commercial Historic District. One can also visit the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens or the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum while in the city. In addition, the city hosts the Franklin Parish Catfish Festival every year. There are also a limited number of tickets sold for the Taste of Franklin event, which is held every March.
Monroe Regional is the nearest airport.
Winnsboro Higher Education
Louisiana Technical College-Northeast Campus is located in the city. The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Louisiana Tech University, Alcorn State University and Grambling State University are also nearby.