A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Delhi ...
The location of Delhi has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Delhi has a population of 2,795 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Delhi.
Delhi is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Delhi lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Delhi is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.
The ZIP code for Delhi: 71232<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Delhi had an population of 2,795 people. This is a decrease of 4.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.84% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Delhi had a population of 2,919 people (or 14.08% of the total population of Richland Parish). This makes Delhi the parish's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Delhi represents 0.06% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,919 people, the population of Delhi decreased 4.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,066 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Delhi.
Adding Delhi to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Delhi in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Delhi elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Delhi on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Delhi ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Delhi - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Delhi.
Communities near Delhi ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Delhi.
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 Delhi. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Delhi.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Delhi. 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 Delhi.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Delhi. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Delhi.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Delhi ...
Looking for more information about Delhi? 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 Delhi, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Delhi.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Delhi. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 25 Feb 2021