An information brochure is available at City Hall, Monday-Friday, 8.00 AM - 4:00PM.
Haynesville has below average cost of living and favorable tax rates; the perfect community for retirement.
The town has a mayor-council form of government, dating back to 1901.
The parish seat is only 12 miles south in Homer, site of our historic Greek Revival Courthouse.
- Haynesville Elementary, 9777 Hwy 79 South
- Haynesville Jr/Sr High, 9930 Hwy 79 South
- Claiborne Academy private school, Hwy 79 S, 7 miles away
Haynesville is served by the Louisiana and Northwest Railroad with connections to the Union Pacific and KCS Railroads; Fed-Ex, Motor Freights, UPS and US Postal Parcel Service, also serve the area.
The nearest commercial airports are Shreveport (70 miles) and El Dorado, AR (40 miles).
- Local utilities (water, sewage, garbage) - City Hall, 1711 Main Street
- Other utilities serving the Haynesville area:
:: Entergy (electricity)
:: Center Point (natural gas)
:: Telephone service by AT&T
:: Cable by CMA (Homer)
Nearest hospital and emergency care:
- Homer Memorial Hospital
- Butler-Abshire Clinic
- David Raines Community Clinic
- Sherman Dentistry
- Heritage Manor Nursing Home
10007 Hwy 79 South; window hours 8:00AM - 4:00PM Monday - Friday
Joe Webb branch of the Claiborne Parish Library, 1919 Main Street, (318)-624-0365, Monday - Friday.
Citizens Bank, all on Hwy 79 North and South
Approximately 15 serving in the Haynesville area:
- Assembly of God
- Church of Christ
- Pentecostal and Presbyterian.
In nearby communities:
- Catholic (Homer)
- Jehovah's Witness (Homer)
- Episcopal (Minden)
- Lutheran (Magnolia, AR)
On Main Street
Hardware Store, Gift Shops, Pharmacies, Flower Shop, Insurance Agencies, Community Medical Clinic, Church, Storage Units, Grocery store, City Hall, Bank, Restaurant, Fitness Center, Library and others.
Local Businesses just off Main St.
Auto Parts, Garden Shop, Bank, Historic Post Office, Police and Fire Departments, Beauty Shops and Claiborne Parish Fair Complex (site of many local and regional activities, as well as the local voting precincts).
- Haynesville News - weekly (official town journal)
- The Advertiser - weekly regional ads
- Shreveport Times - Daily
- Homer Guardian-Journal - weekly
- Lions Club
- Music Club
- Study Club
- Garden Club
- Claiborne Parish Chamber of Commerce
- Citizens Advisory Committee
- Boys and Girls Club
- Girl Scouts
- various sports leagues
Haynesville Country Club (by membership)
2727 Country Club Drive
(318)-624-0610 - swimming, Ladies Day Lunch, Lions Club bi-monthly meetings.
Glenn Hooks - (318)-624-1733
JT Taylor - (318)-927-6333
Toney Johnson - (318)-624-6942
Haynesville Housing Authority
A D Williams, Executive Director, 624-1272
Yolanda Coleman, Deputy Director
Carolyn Tyson, Project Manager
The Haynesville Housing Authority is located at 1953 Mill Street, office hours 8-4:30, M-F. The Authority is dedicated to providing quality service, resources and guidance to our residents to enhance housing services.