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Welcome to Lacamp ...

Although we found mention of Lacamp during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Lacamp was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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


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

Lacamp is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Lacamp might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Lacamp would be found within the (337) area code.

Communities near Lacamp ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Simpson   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Lacamp

Leander   [Map]

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

Hicks   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Lacamp

Sieper   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lacamp

Located in Rapides Parish

Hineston   [Map]

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

Located in Rapides Parish

Otis   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Lacamp

Located in Rapides Parish

Fullerton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Lacamp

Slagle   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Lacamp

Elmer   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Lacamp

Located in Rapides Parish

Gardner   [Map]

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

Located in Rapides Parish

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

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 Lacamp. 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 Lacamp. 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 Lacamp.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lacamp ...

Looking for more information about Lacamp? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lacamp, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lacamp.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Lacamp and then turned west". While Lacamp could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Lacamp as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Lacamp could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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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 Lacamp - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Lacamp) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lacamp. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lacamp

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lacamp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1638, Longitude: -92.9146     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lacamp have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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