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Welcome to Baskin ...

The village of Baskin is located in Franklin Parish.

The location of Baskin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Baskin has a population of 253 people<2> (see below for details).

Baskin is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Baskin: (318)

The ZIP code for Baskin: 71219<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baskin had a population of 254 people. This makes Baskin the parish's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 254 people, the population of Baskin increased 35.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 188 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Baskin had an population of 253 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.57% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Baskin.

Communities near Baskin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winnsboro   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Baskin

Rayville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Baskin

Located in Richland Parish

Wisner   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Baskin

Gilbert   [Map]

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

Archibald   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Baskin

Located in Richland Parish

Crowville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Baskin

Chase   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Baskin

Swampers   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Baskin

Fort Necessity   [Map]

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

Jigger   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Baskin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Baskin - they are located in Florida and Utah.

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

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 Baskin. 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 Baskin. 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 Baskin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baskin ...

Looking for more information about Baskin? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Baskin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baskin.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baskin.

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

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Baskin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Baskin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Baskin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Baskin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Baskin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baskin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2591, Longitude: -91.7473     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baskin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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