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(Grant Parish)

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Census Data for Ada ...

Although we found mention of Ada during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Ada. If you can help us locate Ada, please Contact Us.


As far as we can tell, Ada has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Ada, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

Grant Parish ...

Ada is located in Grant Parish<2>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Grant Parish.

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About Grant Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Ada and then turned east". While Ada could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Ada as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ada could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Just in case there has been confusion between parishes, we found that there are two Louisiana communities named Ada: This one is located in Grant Parish and the other is located in Bienville Parish. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ada.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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