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The location of Bogalusa

Welcome to Bogalusa ...

The city of Bogalusa is located in Washington Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bogalusa has a population of 11,738 people<2> (see below for details).

Bogalusa is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bogalusa is located in the (985) area code.

The ZIP codes for Bogalusa: 70427, 70429<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bogalusa had a population of 12,232 people (which is 25.93% of the total population of Washington Parish). This makes Bogalusa the parish's most populous community.

The population of Bogalusa represents 0.27% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,232 people, the population of Bogalusa decreased 8.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,365 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bogalusa had an population of 11,738 people. This is a decrease of 4.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bogalusa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Franklinton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Bogalusa

Poplarville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Bogalusa

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

Sun   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Bogalusa

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

Varnado   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Bogalusa

Angie   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Bogalusa

Bush   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Bogalusa

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

Enon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Bogalusa

Talisheek   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Bogalusa

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

Picayune   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bogalusa

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

Folsom   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bogalusa

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

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

Websites for Bogalusa ...

Official Website:

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 Bogalusa. 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 Bogalusa. 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 Bogalusa. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bogalusa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Washington Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bogalusa:

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 Bogalusa.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bogalusa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7812, Longitude: -89.8633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bogalusa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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