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Howard, Louisiana

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Welcome to Howard ...

Howard is located in Red River Parish.

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

Howard is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Howard is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

Communities near Howard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mansfield   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Howard

Located in De Soto Parish

Stonewall   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Howard

Located in De Soto Parish

Coushatta   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Howard

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Howard

Located in Bienville Parish

Martin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Howard

Hall Summit   [Map]

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

Castor   [Map]

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

Located in Bienville Parish

Edgefield   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Howard

Jamestown   [Map]

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

Located in Bienville Parish

East Point   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Howard

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

Communities Also Named Howard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Howard - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Howard. 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 Howard. 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 Howard.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Howard ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Howard - 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 '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- Howard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2265, Longitude: -93.4827     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Howard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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