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Cleora, Louisiana

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Welcome to Cleora ...

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

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

Cleora would have been located within present day Morehouse Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Cleora is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Cleora still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Cleora ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bastrop   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Cleora

Rayville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Cleora

Located in Richland Parish

Sterlington   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Cleora

Located in Ouachita Parish

Mer Rouge   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cleora

Collinston   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Cleora

Bonita   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cleora

Oak Ridge   [Map]

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

Fairbanks   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Cleora

Located in Ouachita Parish

Ouachita City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Cleora

Located in Union Parish

Swartz   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Cleora

Located in Ouachita Parish

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

Communities Also Named Cleora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Cleora - they are located in Colorado, Montana, Oklahoma and South Carolina.

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

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 Cleora. 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 Cleora. 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 Cleora.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Morehouse Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cleora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7335, Longitude: -91.8335     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cleora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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