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Dry Prong, Louisiana

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The location of Dry Prong

Welcome to Dry Prong ...

The village of Dry Prong is located in Grant Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dry Prong has a population of 435 people<2> (see below for details).

Dry Prong is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Dry Prong is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Dry Prong: 71423<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dry Prong had an population of 435 people. This is a decrease of 0.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Dry Prong ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the South (S) of Dry Prong

Located in Rapides Parish

Pineville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dry Prong

Located in Rapides Parish

Ball   [Map]

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

Located in Rapides Parish

Colfax   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Dry Prong

Boyce   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Dry Prong

Located in Rapides Parish

Pollock   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dry Prong

Georgetown   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dry Prong

Creola   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Dry Prong

Atlanta   [Map]

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

Located in Winn Parish

Bentley   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dry Prong

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

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 Dry Prong. 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 Dry Prong. 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 Dry Prong.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Dry Prong.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Prong - 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 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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dry Prong

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dry Prong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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