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Welcome to Brown ...

Brown is located in Bienville Parish<1>.

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

Brown is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Brown: (318)

Adding Brown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Brown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Brown: This one is located in Bienville Parish and the other is located in Iberville Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 35 communities that are also named Brown - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (3), Missouri, Montana, Nevada (4), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Brown ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brown.

  • Ringgold [Bienville Parish]
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    • Ringgold [Bienville Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Brown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringgold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringgold
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ringgold<5>
  • Campti [Natchitoches Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campti
    • Campti [Natchitoches Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Brown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,033 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campti have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campti
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campti<5>
  • Martin [Red River Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
    • Martin [Red River Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Brown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
  • Hodge [Jackson Parish]
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    • Hodge [Jackson Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Brown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodge<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Goldonna [Natchitoches Parish]
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      • Goldonna [Natchitoches Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Brown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 416 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldonna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldonna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldonna<5>
    • Hall Summit [Red River Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall Summit
      • Hall Summit [Red River Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Brown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit<5>
    • Saline [Bienville Parish]
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      • Saline [Bienville Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Brown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saline
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saline<5>
    • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Brown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Lucky [Bienville Parish]
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      • Lucky [Bienville Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Brown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucky
    • Castor [Bienville Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castor
      • Castor [Bienville Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Brown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castor<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brown. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brown. See our Newspapers Page for Brown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brown ...

Looking for more information about Brown? 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 Brown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brown.

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About Bienville Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Bienville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Brown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1777, Longitude: -93.0510       In this case, the coordinates for Brown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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