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Evangeline, Louisiana
(Acadia Parish)

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The location of Evangeline

Welcome to Evangeline ...

Evangeline is located in Acadia Parish.

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

Evangeline is near sea level<2>.

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

Evangeline is within the boundaries of the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Evangeline: 70537<3>

Communities near Evangeline ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Crowley   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the East (E) of Evangeline

Eunice   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Evangeline

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Jennings   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Evangeline

Located in Jefferson Davis Parish

Rayne   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Evangeline

Welsh   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Evangeline

Located in Jefferson Davis Parish

Lake Arthur   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Evangeline

Located in Jefferson Davis Parish

Basile   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Evangeline

Located in Evangeline Parish

Iota   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Evangeline

Gueydan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Evangeline

Located in Vermilion Parish

Elton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Evangeline

Located in Jefferson Davis Parish

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

Communities Also Named Evangeline ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Evangeline: This one is located in Acadia Parish and the other is located in Calcasieu Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 2 communities that are also named Evangeline - they are located in and New Brunswick.

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

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 Evangeline. 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 Evangeline. 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 Evangeline.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Evangeline ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Acadia Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Evangeline - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Evangeline). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Evangeline or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Evangeline) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Evangeline. 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 Evangeline

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Evangeline. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2624, Longitude: -92.5707     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Evangeline have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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