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Averit, Louisiana

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Welcome to Averit ...

So far, we have found very little information about Averit. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Averit to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Averit, please Contact Us.

Averit would have been located within present day Lincoln Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Averit is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Averit was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Averit still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Averit ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Averit and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Chatham   [Map]   540   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Choudrant   [Map]   979   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Downsville   [Map]   139   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dubach   [Map]   960   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Eros   [Map]   156   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Farmerville   [Map]   3,820   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Averit.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Averit. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Averit. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Averit.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Averit:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Lincoln Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lincoln Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Averit, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Averit - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Averit) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Averit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5168, Longitude: -92.4335     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Averit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Averit.

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