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The location of Fort Polk













Welcome to Fort Polk ...

Fort Polk is located in Vernon Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Polk: Ft. Polk

Fort Polk is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Fort Polk lies within the (337) area code.

Communities near Fort Polk ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

DeRidder   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the South (S) of Fort Polk

Located in Beauregard Parish

Leesville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fort Polk

New Llano   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fort Polk

Rosepine   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fort Polk

Anacoco   [Map]

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

Simpson   [Map]

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

Billy Goat Hill   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fort Polk

Fort Polk North   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fort Polk

Fertitta Park   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fort Polk

Pinewood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fort Polk

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

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 Fort Polk. 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 Fort Polk. 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 Fort Polk.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Polk ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Vernon Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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 Fort Polk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Fort Polk) 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 Fort Polk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Polk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Polk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0466, Longitude: -93.2054     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Polk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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