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(Saint Landry Parish)

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The location of Grand Prairie













Welcome to Grand Prairie ...

Grand Prairie is located in Saint Landry Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Grand Prairie: Grand Pr.

Grand Prairie is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Grand Prairie is within the (337) area code.

Communities near Grand Prairie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Opelousas   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the South (S) of Grand Prairie

Ville Platte   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Grand Prairie

Located in Evangeline Parish

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Grand Prairie

Located in Acadia Parish

Bunkie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Grand Prairie

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Mamou   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Grand Prairie

Located in Evangeline Parish

Sunset   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Grand Prairie

Port Barre   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grand Prairie

Pine Prairie   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grand Prairie

Located in Evangeline Parish

Leonville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grand Prairie

Washington   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grand Prairie

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

Communities Also Named Grand Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Grand Prairie: This one is located in Saint Landry Parish and the other is located in Plaquemines Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 4 communities that are also named Grand Prairie - they are located in Illinois, Kansas and Texas.

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

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 Grand Prairie. 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 Grand Prairie. 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 Grand Prairie.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grand Prairie ...

Looking for more information about Grand Prairie? 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.

Looking for more information about Grand Prairie? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Grand Prairie, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grand Prairie.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Saint Landry Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grand Prairie. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grand Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Grand Prairie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grand Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6833, Longitude: -92.1476     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grand Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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