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Welcome to Bingen ...

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

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


Bingen would have been located within present day West Feliciana Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Bingen is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Bingen still existed, it would have been in the (225) area code.

Communities near Bingen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Roads   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Bingen

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Jackson   [Map]

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

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bingen

Melville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bingen

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bingen

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

Morganza   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bingen

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Tunica   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bingen

Weyanoke   [Map]

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

Wakefield   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Bingen

Angola   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bingen

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

Communities Also Named Bingen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bingen - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

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 Bingen. 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 Bingen. 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 Bingen.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About West Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Bingen, 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 Bingen - 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 from Point A (ie- Bingen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bingen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8607, Longitude: -91.4751     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bingen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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