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Eros, Louisiana

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The location of Eros

Welcome to Eros ...

The town of Eros is located in Jackson Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Eros has a population of 157 people<2> (see below for details).

Eros is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Eros is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Eros: 71238<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eros had a population of 155 people. This makes Eros the parish's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 155 people, the population of Eros decreased 23.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 202 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Eros had an population of 157 people. This is an increase of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.28% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Eros ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Eros

Located in Lincoln Parish

West Monroe   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Eros

Located in Ouachita Parish

Grambling   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Eros

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Eros

Located in Lincoln Parish

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Eros

Hodge   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Eros

North Hodge   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Eros

Vienna   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln Parish

East Hodge   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Eros

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

Communities Also Named Eros ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Eros - it's located in Arkansas.

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

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 Eros. 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 Eros. 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 Eros.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eros ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Eros.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eros - 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 town (such as Eros). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eros 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eros) 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 Eros. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eros

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eros. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3926, Longitude: -92.4239     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eros have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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