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Converse, Louisiana
(West Feliciana Parish)

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The location of Converse

Welcome to Converse ...

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

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

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Converse is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Converse ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Zachary   [Map]

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

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

New Roads   [Map]

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

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Converse

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Converse

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Converse

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

Slaughter   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Converse

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Morganza   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Converse

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Converse

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Norwood   [Map]

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

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Weyanoke   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Converse

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

Communities Also Named Converse ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Converse: This one is located in West Feliciana Parish and the other is located in Sabine Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 8 communities that are also named Converse - they are located in Indiana (2), Missouri, New York, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas.

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

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 Converse. 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 Converse. 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 Converse.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About West Feliciana 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 Converse, 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 Converse - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Converse) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Converse. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8816, Longitude: -91.3587     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Converse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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