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Welcome to Dry Prong ...

The village of Dry Prong is located in Grant Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dry Prong has a population of 433 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Dry Prong is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Dry Prong: (318)

The ZIP code for Dry Prong: 71423<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dry Prong had an population of 433 people. This is a decrease of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dry Prong had a population of 436 people. This makes Dry Prong the parish's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 436 people, the population of Dry Prong increased 3.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 421 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dry Prong.

Communities near Dry Prong ...

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

  • Alexandria [Rapides Parish]
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    • Alexandria [Rapides Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Dry Prong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,573 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Pineville [Rapides Parish]
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    • Pineville [Rapides Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Dry Prong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>
  • Ball [Rapides Parish]
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    • Ball [Rapides Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Dry Prong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball<7>
  • Colfax [Grant Parish]
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    • Colfax [Grant Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Dry Prong
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boyce [Rapides Parish]
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      • Boyce [Rapides Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Dry Prong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<7>
    • Pollock [Grant Parish]
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      • Pollock [Grant Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Dry Prong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<7>
    • Georgetown [Grant Parish]
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      • Georgetown [Grant Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Dry Prong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<7>
    • Creola [Grant Parish]
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      • Creola [Grant Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Dry Prong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Creola has also been known as:
      • Creola village
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    • Atlanta [Winn Parish]
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      • Atlanta [Winn Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Dry Prong
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
    • Bentley [Grant Parish]
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      • Bentley [Grant Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Dry Prong
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentley<7>

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 Dry Prong. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dry Prong.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dry Prong. 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 Dry Prong.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dry Prong ...

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

Adding Dry Prong to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dry Prong 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 Dry Prong was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dry Prong.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Prong - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Dry Prong). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dry Prong or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dry Prong) 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 Dry Prong. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dry ProngOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Prong. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5807, Longitude: -92.5308       In this case, the coordinates for Dry Prong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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