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Greensboro, Louisiana

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The location of Greensboro

Welcome to Greensboro ...

So far, we have found very little information about Greensboro. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Greensboro to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Greensboro, please Contact Us.

Greensboro would have been located within present day Lincoln Parish.

The location of Greensboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Greensboro is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Greensboro was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Greensboro still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Greensboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Greensboro

Grambling   [Map]

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

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Greensboro

Located in Bienville Parish

Bernice   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Greensboro

Located in Union Parish

Choudrant   [Map]

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

Dubach   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Greensboro

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Greensboro

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of Greensboro

Athens   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Greensboro

Located in Claiborne Parish

Quitman   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

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

Communities Also Named Greensboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Greensboro - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

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

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 Greensboro. 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 Greensboro. 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 Greensboro.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Lincoln Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lincoln Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Greensboro, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greensboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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- Greensboro) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greensboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6265, Longitude: -92.7127     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greensboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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