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The location of Calcasieu













Welcome to Calcasieu ...

Calcasieu is located in Rapides Parish.

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

Calcasieu is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Calcasieu: (318)

Communities near Calcasieu ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oakdale   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the South (S) of Calcasieu

Located in Allen Parish

Glenmora   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Calcasieu

Lecompte   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Calcasieu

Woodworth   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Calcasieu

Forest Hill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Calcasieu

Elizabeth   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Calcasieu

Located in Allen Parish

McNary   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Calcasieu

Hineston   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Calcasieu

Leander   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Calcasieu

Located in Vernon Parish

Otis   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Calcasieu ...

While we believe that this Calcasieu is located in Rapides Parish, we know of another 2 Louisiana communities named Calcasieu. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Allen and Calcasieu Parish.

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

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 Calcasieu. 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 Calcasieu. 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 Calcasieu.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calcasieu ...

Looking for more information about Calcasieu? 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.

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

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About Rapides Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Calcasieu - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Calcasieu) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calcasieu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0896, Longitude: -92.7115     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Calcasieu have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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