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Welcome to Buckner ...

Buckner is located in Richland Parish<1>.

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

Buckner is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Buckner: (318)

Communities Also Named Buckner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Buckner - they are located in Arkansas (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Buckner ...

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

  • Monroe [Ouachita Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe [Ouachita Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 47,294 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<5>
  • West Monroe [Ouachita Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Monroe
    • West Monroe [Ouachita Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Monroe
  • Winnsboro [Franklin Parish]
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    • Winnsboro [Franklin Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,550 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<5>
  • Rayville [Richland Parish]
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    • Rayville [Richland Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,474 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rayville<5>
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    • Richwood [Ouachita Parish]
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      • Richwood [Ouachita Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Mangham [Richland Parish]
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      • Mangham [Richland Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mangham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mangham<5>
    • Columbia [Caldwell Parish]
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      • Columbia [Caldwell Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
    • Baskin [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baskin
      • Baskin [Franklin Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baskin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baskin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baskin<5>
    • Archibald [Richland Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archibald
      • Archibald [Richland Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Buckner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archibald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archibald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archibald<5>
    • New Light [Richland Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Light
      • New Light [Richland Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Buckner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Light

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 Buckner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buckner.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Buckner. 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 Buckner.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Richland Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Richland, 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 Buckner - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buckner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3010, Longitude: -91.9387       In this case, the coordinates for Buckner 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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