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Welcome to Coushatta ...

The town of Coushatta is located in Red River Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Red River Parish.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Coushatta has a population of 1,734 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Coushatta.

Coushatta is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Coushatta is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Coushatta: 71019<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coushatta had an population of 1,734 people. This is a decrease of 11.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coushatta had a population of 1,964 people (which is 21.6% of the total population of Red River Parish). This makes Coushatta the parish's most populous community.

The population of Coushatta represents 0.04% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,964 people, the population of Coushatta decreased 14.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,299 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Coushatta.

Communities near Coushatta ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coushatta.

  • Campti (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Campti lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Coushatta and is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,033 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campti have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campti
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campti<7>
  • Pleasant Hill (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
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    • Pleasant Hill lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Coushatta and is located in Sabine Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 680 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<7>
  • Martin (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Martin lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Coushatta and is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
  • Hall Summit (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
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    • Hall Summit lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Coushatta and is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit<7>
  • Ashland (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Ashland lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Coushatta and is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
  • Castor (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Castor lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Coushatta and is located in Bienville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castor<7>
  • Powhatan (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Powhatan lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Coushatta and is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan<7>
  • Halfway (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfway
    • Halfway lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Coushatta and is located in Red River Parish
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfway
  • Harmon (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmon
    • Harmon lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Coushatta and is located in Red River Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmon<7>
  • Abington (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abington
    • Abington lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Coushatta and is located in Red River Parish
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abington

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coushatta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coushatta.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coushatta. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Coushatta.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coushatta. See our Newspapers Page for Coushatta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coushatta ...

Looking for more information about Coushatta? 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 Coushatta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Coushatta.

Adding Coushatta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Coushatta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Coushatta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Coushatta on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Coushatta on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Coushatta

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The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Red River, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coushatta.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coushatta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Coushatta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coushatta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Coushatta) 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 Coushatta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CoushattaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coushatta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0186, Longitude: -93.3442    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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