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Humphries, Louisiana

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Welcome to Humphries ...

So far, we have found very little information about Humphries. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Humphries to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Humphries, please Contact Us.

Humphries would have been located within present day Ascension Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Humphries is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Humphries was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Humphries still existed, it would have been in the (225) area code.

Communities near Humphries ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Humphries

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

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

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Humphries

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Humphries

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Humphries

Located in Iberville Parish

Addis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Humphries

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Humphries

Located in Saint James Parish

White Castle   [Map]

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

Located in Iberville Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Humphries

French Settlement   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Humphries

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Communities Also Named Humphries ...

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

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

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 Humphries. 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 Humphries. 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 Humphries.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ascension Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Humphries, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Humphries - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Humphries) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Humphries. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1927, Longitude: -90.9984     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Humphries have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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