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Welcome to Gilbert ...

The village of Gilbert is located in Franklin Parish<1>.

The location of Gilbert has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gilbert has a population of 559 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Gilbert is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gilbert is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Gilbert: 71336<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gilbert had an population of 559 people. This is an increase of 7.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilbert had a population of 521 people. This makes Gilbert the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Gilbert represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 227th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 521 people, the population of Gilbert decreased 7.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 561 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gilbert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Gilbert - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Gilbert ...

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

  • Winnsboro [Franklin Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnsboro
    • Winnsboro [Franklin Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,462 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<7>
  • Wisner [Franklin Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisner
    • Wisner [Franklin Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wisner<7>
  • Mangham [Richland Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mangham
    • Mangham [Richland Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mangham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mangham<7>
  • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sicily Island
    • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Gilbert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sicily Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sicily Island
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baskin [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baskin
      • Baskin [Franklin Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Gilbert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baskin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baskin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baskin<7>
    • Chase [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chase
      • Chase [Franklin Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Gilbert
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase<7>
    • Jigger [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jigger
      • Jigger [Franklin Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Gilbert
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jigger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jigger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jigger<7>
    • Elam [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elam
      • Elam [Franklin Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Gilbert
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elam
    • Fort Necessity [Franklin Parish]
    • Swampers [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swampers
      • Swampers [Franklin Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Gilbert
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swampers

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilbert ...

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

Adding Gilbert to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gilbert in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gilbert was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gilbert on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gilbert on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gilbert. 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 Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gilbert.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilbert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Gilbert). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gilbert or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Gilbert) 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 Gilbert. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GilbertOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilbert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0504, Longitude: -91.6558       In this case, the coordinates for Gilbert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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