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Welcome to Burgessville ...

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

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


Burgessville would have been located within present day Lincoln Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Burgessville is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Burgessville would have been located in the (318) area code.

Communities near Burgessville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Burgessville

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Burgessville

Farmerville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Burgessville

Located in Union Parish

Bernice   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Burgessville

Located in Union Parish

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Burgessville

Dubach   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Burgessville

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Burgessville

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Burgessville

Located in Jackson Parish

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Burgessville

Quitman   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Burgessville

Located in Jackson Parish

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

Communities Also Named Burgessville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Burgessville - it's located in Ontario.

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

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 Burgessville. 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 Burgessville. 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 Burgessville.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Lincoln Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lincoln Parish: www.lincolnparish.org/

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 Burgessville, 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 Burgessville - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burgessville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burgessville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5621, Longitude: -92.5701     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burgessville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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