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Gilliam, Louisiana

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Welcome to Gilliam ...

The village of Gilliam is located in Caddo Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gilliam has a population of 160 people<2> (see below for details).

Gilliam is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gilliam is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Gilliam: 71029<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilliam had a population of 164 people. This makes Gilliam the parish's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 164 people, the population of Gilliam decreased 7.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 178 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gilliam had an population of 160 people. This is a decrease of 2.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gilliam ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Vivian   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Gilliam

Blanchard   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Gilliam

Benton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gilliam

Located in Bossier Parish

Oil City   [Map]

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

Plain Dealing   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gilliam

Located in Bossier Parish

Mooringsport   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Gilliam

Hosston   [Map]

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

Rodessa   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gilliam

Belcher   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Gilliam

Ida   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Gilliam

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

Communities Also Named Gilliam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Gilliam - they are located in Kansas, Missouri, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Gilliam. 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 Gilliam. 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 Gilliam.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilliam ...

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

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About Caddo Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Gilliam.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilliam - 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 Gilliam). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gilliam 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gilliam) 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 Gilliam. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gilliam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilliam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8290, Longitude: -93.8433     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gilliam have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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