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Barroza, Louisiana

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Welcome to Barroza ...

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

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

Barroza would have been located within present day West Baton Rouge Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Barroza is near sea level<3>.

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

Barroza would have been located in the (225) area code.

Communities near Barroza ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Barroza

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Central   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Barroza

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Barroza

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Barroza

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Barroza

Located in Iberville Parish

Addis   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Barroza

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Barroza

New Roads   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Barroza

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Barroza

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Barroza

Located in West Feliciana Parish

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

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 Barroza. 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 Barroza. 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 Barroza.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About West Baton Rouge Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Baton Rouge 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 Barroza, 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 Barroza - 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 '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- Barroza) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barroza. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5057, Longitude: -91.2940     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barroza have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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