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Coushatta, Louisiana

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The location of Coushatta

Welcome to Coushatta ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Coushatta has a population of 1,790 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The telephone area code for Coushatta: (318)

The ZIP code for Coushatta: 71019<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coushatta had a population of 1,964 people (or 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Coushatta had an population of 1,790 people. This is a decrease of 8.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Coushatta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Campti   [Map]

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

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Pleasant Hill   [Map]

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

Located in Sabine Parish

Martin   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Coushatta

Hall Summit   [Map]

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

Ashland   [Map]

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

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Castor   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Coushatta

Located in Bienville Parish

Powhatan   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Coushatta

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Harmon   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Coushatta

Halfway   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Coushatta

Abington   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Coushatta

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

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 Coushatta. 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 Coushatta. 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 Coushatta.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Red River Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coushatta - 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 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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coushatta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coushatta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0257, Longitude: -93.3406     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coushatta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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