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Driscoll, Louisiana

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Welcome to Driscoll ...

So far, we have found very little information about Driscoll. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Driscoll to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Driscoll, please Contact Us.

Driscoll would have been located within present day Bienville Parish.

The location of Driscoll has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Driscoll is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Driscoll was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Driscoll once stood is in the (318) area code.

Communities near Driscoll ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Driscoll

Located in Lincoln Parish

Grambling   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Driscoll

Located in Jackson Parish

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Driscoll

Gibsland   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Driscoll

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Driscoll

Located in Lincoln Parish

Hodge   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

North Hodge   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

Vienna   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln Parish

Athens   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Driscoll

Located in Claiborne Parish

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

Communities Also Named Driscoll ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Driscoll - they are located in North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Texas (2).

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

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 Driscoll. 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 Driscoll. 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 Driscoll.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bienville Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bienville Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Driscoll, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Driscoll - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Driscoll) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Driscoll. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4146, Longitude: -92.8949     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Driscoll have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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