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Throughout its over 55 year history, the Winnsboro – Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce has played an important role in the growth and development of Winnsboro and Franklin Parish. The Chamber boasts a broad cross-section of members from throughout the parish and, though that membership, has helped forge a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of local business.

The Chamber’s monthly membership meetings – held at noon on the first Thursday of every month – provide important insight into local, state, and national issues by way of informative presentations by knowledgeable and respected speakers. Subjects such as job training programs, tax issues, and upcoming state and national legislation are just a few of the topics that have been discussed at recent Chamber meetings, and more timely topics are planned for the future.

Winnsboro and Franklin Parish comprise a bright spot in economic structure of northeastern Louisiana. With the four-laning of Louisiana 15 – the main artery through the parish – unlimited opportunities are now available for businesses looking for a new home. That heavily traveled north-south link, coupled with a stable and diverse business community and unique natural resources, helps make Winnsboro and Franklin Parish an economic hub for the surrounding parishes, as well as a great place to live and raise a family.

The Winnsboro – Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce has a rich history of helping make Winnsboro and Franklin Parish the place to go… and the place for your business to grow!

Chamber membership fees depend on the number of employees a business has.

Business classifications are:

Individuals, Retirees, Clergy, Educators $ 60.00
Clubs and Organizations $125.00
Professionals, Businesses (under 15 employees) $150.00
Businesses (employees 15-50) $200.00
Businesses (employees 50 and over) $350.00
Banks, Savings and Loans, Utilities $350.00

Member Benefits

Joining the Winnsboro — Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce has a number of benefits, including:

Web Site listing

Chamber members receive a free listing on our new web site. Chamber sites are frequently used by potential visitors, clients, customers and others interested in gaining information about a community. The Web site will also offer economical advertising opportunities for interested members.


Chamber members gain visibility and opportunities for increased contacts, professional growth and information by attending monthly chamber meetings.

News you can use

Chamber members receive the monthly chamber newsletter which keeps them informed of upcoming events and programs, along with other useful information.

Tax deduction

Your chamber membership dues are tax deductible.


Our chamber office receives calls each week requesting recommendations and information on local businesses. As a member, you’ll be on our list of referrals, maximizing your opportunities for exposure.

Community service

The Winnsboro – Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce takes an active role in promotion our community and its citizens through a number of programs. Our members are encouraged to become involved in the committees organizing and carrying out these programs, and make a difference in the lives of our citizens.