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Welcome to Carlyss ...

Carlyss is located in Calcasieu Parish<1>.

Carlyss is near sea level<2>.

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

Carlyss is located in the (337) area code.

Communities near Carlyss ...

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

  • Lake Charles [Calcasieu Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Charles
    • Lake Charles [Calcasieu Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Carlyss
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Charles<4>
  • Sulphur [Calcasieu Parish]
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    • Sulphur [Calcasieu Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Carlyss
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,120 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulphur<4>
  • Westlake [Calcasieu Parish]
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    • Westlake [Calcasieu Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Carlyss
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,873 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westlake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westlake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westlake<4>
  • Vinton [Calcasieu Parish]
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    • Vinton [Calcasieu Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Carlyss
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,211 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • DeQuincy [Calcasieu Parish]
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      • DeQuincy [Calcasieu Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Carlyss
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DeQuincy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeQuincy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DeQuincy<4>
    • Prien [Calcasieu Parish]
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      • Prien [Calcasieu Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Carlyss
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    • Edgerly [Calcasieu Parish]
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      • Edgerly [Calcasieu Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Carlyss
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    • Greinwich Village [Calcasieu Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greinwich Village
      • Greinwich Village [Calcasieu Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Carlyss
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greinwich Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greinwich Village
    • Hackberry [Cameron Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackberry
      • Hackberry [Cameron Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Carlyss
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hackberry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hackberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hackberry<4>
    • Ararat [Calcasieu Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ararat
      • Ararat [Calcasieu Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Carlyss
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ararat

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carlyss ...

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

Adding Carlyss to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carlyss in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Carlyss was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carlyss on our Genealogy Page.

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About Calcasieu Parish

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

The official website for Calcasieu Parish: www.cppj.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Calcasieu, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carlyss - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carlyss) 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 Carlyss. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CarlyssOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carlyss. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1689, Longitude: -93.3761    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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