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While Lincoln Parish offers an idyllic, old-fashioned lifestyle, it is also known throughout the state as being a very progressive town in several areas. Ruston boasts one of the strongest economies in Louisiana. Business is booming in all segments. Two major universities, Louisiana Tech and Grambling State, are firm underpinnings of a well-rounded economy based on education, natural resources, retail and service, transportation, manufacturing, agriculture and banking and financial services. With a location anchored by an East-West Interstate and North-South U.S. Highway, and equidistant from Dallas, Little Rock, Jackson, MS. and the many metropolitan areas of South Louisiana, it’s no coincidence that Ruston and Lincoln Parish are a perennial hotbed of economic development.


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