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Welcome to Gilbert ...
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022