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Belcher, Louisiana

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The location of Belcher

Welcome to Belcher ...

The village of Belcher is located in Caddo Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Belcher has a population of 251 people<2> (see below for details).

Belcher is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Belcher is located in the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Belcher: 71004<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Belcher had a population of 263 people. This makes Belcher the parish's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 263 people, the population of Belcher decreased 3.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 272 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Belcher had an population of 251 people. This is a decrease of 4.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.72% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Belcher ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shreveport   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the South (S) of Belcher

Bossier City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Belcher

Located in Bossier Parish

Vivian   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Belcher

Blanchard   [Map]

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

Benton   [Map]

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

Located in Bossier Parish

Oil City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Belcher

Plain Dealing   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Belcher

Located in Bossier Parish

Mooringsport   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Belcher

Hosston   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Belcher

Rodessa   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Belcher

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

Communities Also Named Belcher ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Belcher - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Belcher. 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 Belcher. 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 Belcher.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belcher ...

Looking for more information about Belcher? 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 Belcher, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belcher.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Caddo Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caddo Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Belcher.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belcher - 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 Belcher). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belcher 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belcher) 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 Belcher. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Belcher

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belcher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7521, Longitude: -93.8372     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Belcher have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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