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Welcome to Arkana ...

Arkana is located in Bossier Parish<1>.

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

Arkana is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arkana is located in the (318) area code.

Communities Also Named Arkana ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Arkana - they are located in and Arkansas (2).

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

Communities near Arkana ...

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

  • Springhill [Webster Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springhill
    • Springhill [Webster Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Arkana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,772 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springhill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springhill<5>
  • Cullen [Webster Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cullen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cullen
    • Cullen [Webster Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Arkana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,066 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cullen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cullen<5>
  • Plain Dealing [Bossier Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain Dealing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain Dealing
    • Plain Dealing [Bossier Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Arkana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 944 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plain Dealing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plain Dealing<5>
  • Sarepta [Webster Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sarepta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sarepta
    • Sarepta [Webster Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Arkana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sarepta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sarepta<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylor [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Arkana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • Bradley [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
      • Bradley [Lafayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Arkana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 527 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradley<5>
    • Hosston [Caddo Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hosston
      • Hosston [Caddo Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Arkana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hosston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hosston<5>
    • Rodessa [Caddo Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rodessa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodessa
      • Rodessa [Caddo Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Arkana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodessa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rodessa<5>
    • Ida [Caddo Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ida have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ida
      • Ida [Caddo Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Arkana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ida
    • Gilliam [Caddo Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilliam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilliam
      • Gilliam [Caddo Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Arkana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilliam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilliam<5>

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 Arkana. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arkana.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkana ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bossier Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bossier Parish: www.mybossier.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 Bossier, 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 Arkana - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arkana) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0185, Longitude: -93.6746       In this case, the coordinates for Arkana 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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