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Bienville, Louisiana

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The location of Bienville

Welcome to Bienville ...

The village of Bienville is located in Bienville Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bienville has a population of 203 people<2> (see below for details).

Bienville is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bienville is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Bienville: 71008<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bienville had a population of 218 people. This makes Bienville the parish's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 218 people, the population of Bienville decreased 16.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 262 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bienville had an population of 203 people. This is a decrease of 6.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bienville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Bienville

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bienville

Located in Jackson Parish

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Bienville

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Bienville

Gibsland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Bienville

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bienville

Located in Lincoln Parish

Hodge   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bienville

Located in Jackson Parish

North Hodge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Bienville

Located in Jackson Parish

East Hodge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Bienville

Located in Jackson Parish

Ashland   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bienville

Located in Natchitoches Parish

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

Communities Also Named Bienville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bienville - they are located in Alabama and Quebec.

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

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 Bienville. 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 Bienville. 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 Bienville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bienville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bienville 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 Bienville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bienville - 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 Bienville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bienville 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 '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- Bienville) 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 Bienville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bienville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bienville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3616, Longitude: -92.9788     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bienville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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