For Immediate Release

March 18, 2015

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Media Relations



ICYMI: Leesville One of Louisiana's Top 10 Affordable Places to Live

LEESVILLE, La--According to a study done by, Leesville has ranked fifth in Louisiana's top 10 Affordable Places to Live. Nationally, Leesville is ranked 274 out of every county in the U.S., and every city with a population greater than 5,000.

The rankings were based on closing costs, real estate taxes, homeowners insurance and mortgage rates over a period of five years.

"This is a huge accolade for our community," said Leesville Mayor Rick Allen. "We strive to provide, both for our long-time residents and those who are newly arrived, a stable hometown atmosphere that provides a multitude of opportunities for families who are looking for a place to settle down."

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The City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world, is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, the City of Leesville is home to military families, retired veterans and a growing and strongly patriotic citizenry that provides the basis of a well-rounded and work-ready workforce.   


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