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Catalpa, Louisiana

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The location of Catalpa

Welcome to Catalpa ...

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

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

Catalpa would have been located within present day West Feliciana Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Catalpa is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Catalpa would have been located in the (225) area code.

Communities near Catalpa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Catalpa

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

New Roads   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Catalpa

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Catalpa

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Catalpa

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Catalpa

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

Slaughter   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Catalpa

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Morganza   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Catalpa

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Catalpa

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Norwood   [Map]

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

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Weyanoke   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Catalpa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Catalpa - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Catalpa. 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 Catalpa. 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 Catalpa.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About West Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

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The official website for State of Louisiana:

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Catalpa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8535, Longitude: -91.3768     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Catalpa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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