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Welcome to Alfalfa ...

Alfalfa is located in Rapides Parish<1>.

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

Alfalfa is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Alfalfa: (318)

Communities Also Named Alfalfa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Alfalfa - they are located in Alabama, Kansas (2), Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Alfalfa ...

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

  • Alexandria [Rapides Parish]
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    • Alexandria [Rapides Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Alfalfa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,180 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<5>
  • Pineville [Rapides Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
    • Pineville [Rapides Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Alfalfa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,122 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<5>
  • Ball [Rapides Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ball [Rapides Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Alfalfa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,935 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball<5>
  • Colfax [Grant Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colfax
    • Colfax [Grant Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alfalfa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,464 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodworth [Rapides Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodworth
      • Woodworth [Rapides Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Alfalfa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,142 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodworth<5>
    • Boyce [Rapides Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyce
      • Boyce [Rapides Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alfalfa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<5>
    • Pollock [Grant Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pollock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pollock
      • Pollock [Grant Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alfalfa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 479 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<5>
    • Dry Prong [Grant Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Prong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Prong
      • Dry Prong [Grant Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Alfalfa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dry Prong<5>
    • Creola [Grant Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creola
      • Creola [Grant Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alfalfa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 227 people
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    • Zimmerman [Rapides Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zimmerman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zimmerman
      • Zimmerman [Rapides Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alfalfa
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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 Alfalfa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alfalfa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alfalfa. 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 Alfalfa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alfalfa ...

Looking for more information about Alfalfa? 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 Alfalfa, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alfalfa.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Rapides, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alfalfa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alfalfa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alfalfa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3696, Longitude: -92.6185       In this case, the coordinates for Alfalfa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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