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Welcome to Gilbert ...

The village of Gilbert is located in Franklin Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gilbert has a population of 562 people<2> (see below for details).

Gilbert is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Gilbert: (318)

The ZIP code for Gilbert: 71336<4>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 561 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gilbert had an population of 562 people. This is an increase of 7.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gilbert ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winnsboro   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Gilbert

Wisner   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Gilbert

Mangham   [Map]

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

Located in Richland Parish

Sicily Island   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Gilbert

Located in Catahoula Parish

Baskin   [Map]

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

Chase   [Map]

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

Jigger   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Gilbert

Elam   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Gilbert

Fort Necessity   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Gilbert

Swampers   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gilbert

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

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 Gilbert. 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 Gilbert. 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 Gilbert.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Franklin Parish

About Louisiana

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>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 Gilbert.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilbert - 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 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).

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<5>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 drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gilbert

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gilbert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 21 Sep 2019