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Welcome to Hessmer ...

The village of Hessmer is located in Avoyelles Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hessmer has a population of 763 people<2> (see below for details).

Hessmer is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hessmer lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Hessmer: 71341<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hessmer had a population of 802 people. This makes Hessmer the parish's 7th most populous community.

The population of Hessmer represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 802 people, the population of Hessmer increased 24.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 642 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hessmer had an population of 763 people. This is a decrease of 4.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hessmer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marksville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Hessmer

Bunkie   [Map]

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

Simmesport   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Hessmer

Cottonport   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hessmer

Mansura   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Hessmer

Lecompte   [Map]

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

Located in Rapides Parish

Moreauville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Hessmer

Cheneyville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Hessmer

Located in Rapides Parish

Evergreen   [Map]

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

Plaucheville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hessmer

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

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 Hessmer. 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 Hessmer. 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 Hessmer.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hessmer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Avoyelles Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hessmer. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hessmer.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hessmer - 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 Hessmer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hessmer 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 '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- Hessmer) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hessmer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hessmer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hessmer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0536, Longitude: -92.1216     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hessmer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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