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Harrisonburg, Louisiana

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The location of Harrisonburg

Welcome to Harrisonburg ...

The village of Harrisonburg is located in Catahoula Parish and is the Parish Seat for Catahoula Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Harrisonburg has a population of 319 people<2> (see below for details).

Harrisonburg is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Harrisonburg lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Harrisonburg: 71340<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrisonburg had a population of 348 people. This makes Harrisonburg the parish's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 348 people, the population of Harrisonburg decreased 53.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 746 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Harrisonburg had an population of 319 people. This is a decrease of 8.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 57.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Harrisonburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jena   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the West (W) of Harrisonburg

Located in La Salle Parish

Ferriday   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Harrisonburg

Located in Concordia Parish

Jonesville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Harrisonburg

Wisner   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Harrisonburg

Located in Franklin Parish

Clayton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Harrisonburg

Located in Concordia Parish

Sicily Island   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Harrisonburg

Aimwell   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Harrisonburg

Enterprise   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Harrisonburg

Dunbarton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Harrisonburg

Located in Concordia Parish

Wildsville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Harrisonburg

Located in Concordia Parish

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

Communities Also Named Harrisonburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Harrisonburg - it's located in Virginia.

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

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 Harrisonburg. 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 Harrisonburg. 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 Harrisonburg. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrisonburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Catahoula Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Harrisonburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrisonburg - 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 Harrisonburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrisonburg 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 '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- Harrisonburg) 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 Harrisonburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harrisonburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrisonburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7680, Longitude: -91.8251     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harrisonburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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