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Gloster, Louisiana

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The location of Gloster

Welcome to Gloster ...

Gloster is located in De Soto Parish.

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

Gloster is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gloster is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Gloster: 71030<3>

Communities near Gloster ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mansfield   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Gloster

Greenwood   [Map]

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

Located in Caddo Parish

Stonewall   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Gloster

Logansport   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Gloster

South Mansfield   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gloster

Keachi   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Gloster

Grand Cane   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Gloster

Longstreet   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Gloster

Stanley   [Map]

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

Frierson   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gloster

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

Communities Also Named Gloster ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Gloster - they are located in Georgia, Minnesota, Mississippi and Montana.

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

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 Gloster. 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 Gloster. 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 Gloster.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gloster ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gloster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Gloster). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gloster or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gloster) 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 Gloster. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gloster

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gloster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1910, Longitude: -93.8149     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gloster have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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