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Welcome to Heflin ...

The village of Heflin is located in Webster Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Heflin has a population of 225 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Heflin.

Heflin is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Heflin is located in the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Heflin: 71039<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Heflin had an population of 225 people. This is a decrease of 7.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Heflin had a population of 244 people. This makes Heflin the parish's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 244 people, the population of Heflin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 245 people).

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

Communities Also Named Heflin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Heflin - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Heflin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Heflin.

  • Minden [Webster Parish]
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    • Minden [Webster Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Heflin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minden<7>
  • Haughton [Bossier Parish]
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    • Haughton [Bossier Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Heflin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haughton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haughton<7>
  • Ringgold [Bienville Parish]
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    • Ringgold [Bienville Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Heflin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringgold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ringgold<7>
  • Sibley [Webster Parish]
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    • Sibley [Webster Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Heflin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sibley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sibley<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gibsland [Bienville Parish]
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      • Gibsland [Bienville Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Heflin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsland<7>
    • Doyline [Webster Parish]
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      • Doyline [Webster Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Heflin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 783 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doyline<7>
    • Hall Summit [Red River Parish]
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      • Hall Summit [Red River Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Heflin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit<7>
    • Dixie Inn [Webster Parish]
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      • Dixie Inn [Webster Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Heflin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixie Inn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dubberly [Webster Parish]
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      • Dubberly [Webster Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Heflin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dubberly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dubberly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dubberly<7>
    • Athens [Claiborne Parish]
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      • Athens [Claiborne Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Heflin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Heflin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Heflin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Heflin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Heflin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Heflin. See our Newspapers Page for Heflin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Heflin ...

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

Adding Heflin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Heflin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Heflin was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Heflin on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Heflin

The Communities of Louisiana

About Webster Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Heflin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Heflin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Heflin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Heflin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Heflin) 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 Heflin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HeflinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heflin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4558, Longitude: -93.2678       In this case, the coordinates for Heflin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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