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Welcome to Gibsland ...

The town of Gibsland is located in Bienville Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gibsland has a population of 897 people<2> (see below for details).

Gibsland is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gibsland lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Gibsland: 71028<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gibsland had a population of 979 people (which is 6.82% of the total population of Bienville Parish). This makes Gibsland the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Gibsland represents 0.02% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 979 people, the population of Gibsland decreased 12.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,119 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gibsland had an population of 897 people. This is a decrease of 8.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.84% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gibsland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minden   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the West (W) of Gibsland

Located in Webster Parish

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Gibsland

Located in Lincoln Parish

Homer   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Gibsland

Located in Claiborne Parish

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Gibsland

Ringgold   [Map]

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

Sibley   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Gibsland

Located in Webster Parish

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Gibsland

Located in Lincoln Parish

Athens   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Gibsland

Located in Claiborne Parish

Dixie Inn   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Gibsland

Located in Webster Parish

Dubberly   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Gibsland

Located in Webster Parish

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

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 Gibsland. 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 Gibsland. 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 Gibsland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gibsland ...

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

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About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gibsland.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gibsland - 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 Gibsland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gibsland 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- Gibsland) 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 Gibsland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gibsland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibsland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5395, Longitude: -93.0540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gibsland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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