February 13, 2020

John D'Angelo
President and Chief Executive Officer
Investar Holding Corp.
10500 Coursey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816

Re: Investar Holding Corp.
Registration Statement on Form S-3
Filed February 7, 2020
File No. 333-236315

Dear Mr. D'Angelo:

This is to advise you that we have not reviewed and will not review your

Please refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for acceleration.
We remind you
that the company and its management are responsible for the accuracy and
adequacy of their
disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action or absence of action
by the staff.

Please contact John Stickel at 202-551-3324 with any questions.


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