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Welcome to Edgefield ...

The village of Edgefield is located in Red River Parish<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Edgefield has a population of 187 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Edgefield is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Edgefield lies within the (318) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edgefield had an population of 187 people. This is a decrease of 14.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edgefield had a population of 218 people. This makes Edgefield the parish's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 218 people, the population of Edgefield increased 14.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 190 people).

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

Communities Also Named Edgefield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Edgefield - they are located in Alabama (3), Mississippi, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (3) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Edgefield ...

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

  • Ringgold (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ringgold
    • Ringgold lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Edgefield and is located in Bienville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringgold have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringgold
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ringgold<6>
  • Campti (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campti
    • Campti lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Edgefield and is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,033 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campti have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campti
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campti<6>
  • Pleasant Hill (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
    • Pleasant Hill lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Edgefield and is located in Sabine Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 680 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<6>
  • Martin (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
    • Martin lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Edgefield and is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
  • Hall Summit (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall Summit
    • Hall Summit lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Edgefield and is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit<6>
  • Ashland (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Edgefield and is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
  • Castor (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castor
    • Castor lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Edgefield and is located in Bienville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castor<6>
  • Powhatan (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powhatan
    • Powhatan lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Edgefield and is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan<6>
  • Halfway (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfway
    • Halfway lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Edgefield and is located in Red River Parish
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfway
  • Harmon (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmon
    • Harmon lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Edgefield and is located in Red River Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmon<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edgefield ...

Looking for more information about Edgefield? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Edgefield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Edgefield.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Edgefield. 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 Red River, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edgefield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edgefield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Edgefield) 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 Edgefield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EdgefieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgefield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0510, Longitude: -93.3353    
<5>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.
<6>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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