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The location of Hester













Welcome to Hester ...

Hester is located in La Salle Parish.

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

Hester is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Hester is within the (318) area code.

Communities near Hester ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jena   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East (E) of Hester

Olla   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hester

Urania   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Hester

Pollock   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Hester

Located in Grant Parish

Dry Prong   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hester

Located in Grant Parish

Tullos   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Hester

Georgetown   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hester

Located in Grant Parish

Summerville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Hester

Trout   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Hester

Midway   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Hester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Hester: This one is located in La Salle Parish and the other is located in Saint James Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 7 communities that are also named Hester - they are located in Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas (2).

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

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 Hester. 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 Hester. 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 Hester.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hester ...

Looking for more information about Hester? 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 Hester? 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 Hester, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hester.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About La Salle Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hester. 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 Hester - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hester) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7391, Longitude: -92.3293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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