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Welcome to Kisatchie ...

Kisatchie is located in Natchitoches Parish<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Kisatchie, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Kisatchie is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Kisatchie ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kisatchie.

  • Leesville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Anacoco
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anacoco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anacoco
    • Anacoco is located in Vernon Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anacoco <4>
  • Florien
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florien have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florien
    • Florien is located in Sabine Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 594 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florien <4>
  • Provencal
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Natchez
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Natchez have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
    • Natchez is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez <4>
  • Simpson
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
    • Simpson is located in Vernon Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpson <4>
  • Hornbeck
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornbeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hornbeck
    • Hornbeck is located in Vernon Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 436 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornbeck <4>
  • Fisher
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Kurthwood
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kurthwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kurthwood
    • Kurthwood is located in Vernon Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kurthwood <4>
  • Alco
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alco
    • Alco is located in Vernon Parish

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kisatchie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kisatchie.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kisatchie. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kisatchie.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kisatchie. See our Newspapers Page for Kisatchie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kisatchie ...

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

Adding Kisatchie to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kisatchie in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Kisatchie was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kisatchie on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kisatchie.

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Natchitoches, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kisatchie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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