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(Bienville Parish)

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Welcome to Ada ...

Ada is located in Bienville Parish<1>.

The location of Ada has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Ada refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Adan<3>

Ada is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Ada lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Ada: (318)

Communities Also Named Ada ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Ada: This one is located in Bienville Parish and the other is located in Grant Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 16 communities that are also named Ada - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ada.

Communities near Ada ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ada.

  • Minden [Webster Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minden
    • Minden [Webster Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minden<6>
  • Homer [Claiborne Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homer
    • Homer [Claiborne Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer<6>
  • Arcadia [Bienville Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia [Bienville Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arcadia<6>
  • Ringgold [Bienville Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringgold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ringgold
    • Ringgold [Bienville Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringgold
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ringgold<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sibley [Webster Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sibley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sibley
      • Sibley [Webster Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,160 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sibley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sibley<6>
    • Gibsland [Bienville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsland
      • Gibsland [Bienville Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsland<6>
    • Doyline [Webster Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doyline
      • Doyline [Webster Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 782 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doyline
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doyline<6>
    • Athens [Claiborne Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
      • Athens [Claiborne Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 269 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
    • Dixie Inn [Webster Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixie Inn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie Inn
      • Dixie Inn [Webster Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie Inn
    • Dubberly [Webster Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dubberly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dubberly
      • Dubberly [Webster Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dubberly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dubberly<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ada. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ada.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ada. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ada.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ada. See our Newspapers Page for Ada.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ada ...

Looking for more information about Ada? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ada, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ada.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Louisiana

About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ada. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Bienville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ada refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ada may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ada) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ada. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5460, Longitude: -93.1404       In this case, the coordinates for Ada have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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