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Calhoun, Louisiana

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The location of Calhoun

Welcome to Calhoun ...

Calhoun is located in Ouachita Parish.

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

Calhoun is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Calhoun is located in the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Calhoun: 71225<3>

Communities near Calhoun ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Calhoun

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Calhoun

Located in Lincoln Parish

West Monroe   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Calhoun

Farmerville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Calhoun

Located in Union Parish

Richwood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Calhoun

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Calhoun

Located in Lincoln Parish

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Calhoun

Located in Jackson Parish

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Calhoun

Located in Lincoln Parish

Eros   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Calhoun

Located in Jackson Parish

Downsville   [Map]

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

Located in Union Parish

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

Communities Also Named Calhoun ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Calhoun - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Calhoun. 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 Calhoun. 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 Calhoun.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calhoun ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Ouachita Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ouachita Parish:

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

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<3>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 community (such as Calhoun). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Calhoun or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Calhoun) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calhoun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5126, Longitude: -92.3585     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Calhoun have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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