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Bunkie, Louisiana

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The location of Bunkie

Welcome to Bunkie ...

The city of Bunkie is located in Avoyelles Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bunkie has a population of 3,939 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Bunkie lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Bunkie: 71322<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bunkie had a population of 4,171 people (or 9.91% of the total population of Avoyelles Parish). This makes Bunkie the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bunkie represents 0.09% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,171 people, the population of Bunkie decreased 10.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,662 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bunkie had an population of 3,939 people. This is a decrease of 5.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bunkie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ville Platte   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the South (S) of Bunkie

Located in Evangeline Parish

Marksville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bunkie

Cottonport   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Bunkie

Pine Prairie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bunkie

Located in Evangeline Parish

Mansura   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bunkie

Lecompte   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bunkie

Located in Rapides Parish

Moreauville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bunkie

Hessmer   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bunkie

Cheneyville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bunkie

Located in Rapides Parish

Turkey Creek   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bunkie

Located in Evangeline Parish

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

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 Bunkie. 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 Bunkie. 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 Bunkie. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bunkie ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Avoyelles Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Bunkie.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bunkie - 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 Bunkie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bunkie 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bunkie) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bunkie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bunkie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bunkie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9546, Longitude: -92.1857     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bunkie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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