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Hunt, Louisiana
(Bienville Parish)

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The location of Hunt

Welcome to Hunt ...

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

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

Hunt would have been located within present day Bienville Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Hunt is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Hunt once stood is in the (318) area code.

Communities near Hunt ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Hunt

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Hunt

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Hunt

Located in Lincoln Parish

Hodge   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

Goldonna   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Hunt

Located in Natchitoches Parish

North Hodge   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

Dodson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hunt

Located in Winn Parish

East Hodge   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

Ashland   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hunt

Located in Natchitoches Parish

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

Communities Also Named Hunt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Hunt: This one is located in Bienville Parish and the other is located in Union Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 16 communities that are also named Hunt - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Hunt. 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 Hunt. 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 Hunt.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bienville 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 Hunt, 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 Hunt - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hunt) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hunt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2849, Longitude: -92.8679     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hunt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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