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Claiborne, Louisiana
(Ouachita Parish)

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The location of Claiborne

Welcome to Claiborne ...

Claiborne is located in Ouachita Parish.

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

Claiborne is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Claiborne: (318)

Communities near Claiborne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of Claiborne

Richwood   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Claiborne

Sterlington   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Claiborne

Choudrant   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln Parish

Eros   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

Downsville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Claiborne

Located in Union Parish

Northpark Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Claiborne

Pino Bayou Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Claiborne

Wilhite   [Map]

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

Located in Union Parish

Calhoun   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Claiborne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Claiborne: This one is located in Ouachita Parish and the other is located in Saint Tammany Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 7 communities that are also named Claiborne - they are located in Alabama, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Ohio and Virginia.

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

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 Claiborne. 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 Claiborne. 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 Claiborne.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Claiborne ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ouachita Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Claiborne. 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 Claiborne - 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 from Point A (ie- Claiborne) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Claiborne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5160, Longitude: -92.1918     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Claiborne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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