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Welcome to Dry Prong ...
The location of Dry Prong has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Dry Prong, you might consider that their post office opened in 1902.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dry Prong has a population of 433 people<3> (see below for details).
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
Dry Prong lies within the (318) area code.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Dry Prong was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Dry Prong on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Dry Prong.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Sep 2023