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Cotton Valley, Louisiana

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The location of Cotton Valley

Welcome to Cotton Valley ...

The town of Cotton Valley is located in Webster Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Cotton Valley: Cotton Vly. (or less commonly used: Cotton Vally. or Cotton Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cotton Valley has a population of 938 people<2> (see below for details).

Cotton Valley is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Cotton Valley: (318)

The ZIP code for Cotton Valley: 71018<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cotton Valley had a population of 1,009 people. This makes Cotton Valley the parish's 5th most populous community.

The population of Cotton Valley represents 0.02% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,009 people, the population of Cotton Valley decreased 15.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,189 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cotton Valley had an population of 938 people. This is a decrease of 7.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.11% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cotton Valley.

Communities near Cotton Valley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minden   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Cotton Valley

Springhill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Cotton Valley

Haynesville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cotton Valley

Located in Claiborne Parish

Cullen   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Cotton Valley

Plain Dealing   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Cotton Valley

Located in Bossier Parish

Sarepta   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Cotton Valley

Doyline   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Cotton Valley

Dixie Inn   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Cotton Valley

Shongaloo   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cotton Valley

Dykesville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cotton Valley

Located in Claiborne Parish

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

Communities Also Named Cotton Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Cotton Valley - they are located in Alabama, New Hampshire, Oklahoma and South Carolina.

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

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 Cotton Valley. 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 Cotton Valley. 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 Cotton Valley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cotton Valley ...

Looking for more information about Cotton Valley? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cotton Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cotton Valley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cotton Valley.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cotton Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Cotton Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cotton Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Cotton Valley) 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 Cotton Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cotton Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotton Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8135, Longitude: -93.4229     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cotton Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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