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Welcome to Big Cane ...

Big Cane is located in Saint Landry Parish.

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

Big Cane is near sea level<2>.

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

Communities near Big Cane ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ville Platte   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Big Cane

Located in Evangeline Parish

Bunkie   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Big Cane

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Port Barre   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Big Cane

Simmesport   [Map]

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

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Cottonport   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Big Cane

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Mansura   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Big Cane

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Melville   [Map]

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

Washington   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Big Cane

Moreauville   [Map]

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

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Hessmer   [Map]

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

Located in Avoyelles Parish

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

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 Big Cane. 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 Big Cane. 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 Big Cane.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Cane ...

Looking for more information about Big Cane? 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.

Looking for more information about Big Cane? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Cane, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Cane.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Saint Landry Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Cane. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Cane - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Big Cane) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Cane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8205, Longitude: -92.0096     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Big Cane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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