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The location of Downsville

Welcome to Downsville ...

The village of Downsville is primarily located in Union Parish. A portion of Downsville extends into Lincoln Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Downsville has a population of 137 people<2> (see below for details).

Downsville is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Downsville is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Downsville: 71234<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Downsville had a population of 141 people. This makes Downsville the parish's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 141 people, the population of Downsville increased 19.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 118 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Downsville had an population of 137 people. This is a decrease of 2.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Downsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Downsville

Located in Lincoln Parish

West Monroe   [Map]

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

Located in Ouachita Parish

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Downsville

Located in Lincoln Parish

Farmerville   [Map]

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

Bernice   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Downsville

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Downsville

Located in Lincoln Parish

Dubach   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Downsville

Located in Lincoln Parish

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Downsville

Located in Lincoln Parish

Eros   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Downsville

Located in Jackson Parish

Frost Town   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Downsville

Located in Ouachita Parish

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

Communities Also Named Downsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Downsville - they are located in Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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 Downsville. 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 Downsville. 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 Downsville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Downsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Downsville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Downsville - 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 village (such as Downsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Downsville 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Downsville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Downsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Downsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Downsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6264, Longitude: -92.4129     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Downsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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