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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 a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was 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 ...

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

  • Simpson
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • 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>
  • Leander
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leander
    • Leander is located in Vernon Parish
  • Hicks
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hicks
    • Hicks is located in Vernon Parish
  • Sieper
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sieper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sieper
    • Sieper is located in Rapides Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sieper <4>
  • Hineston
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hineston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hineston
    • Hineston is located in Rapides Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hineston <4>
  • Hemphill
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemphill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemphill
    • Hemphill is located in Rapides Parish
  • Walnut Hill
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Hill
    • Walnut Hill is located in Vernon Parish
  • Otis
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otis
    • Otis is located in Rapides Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otis <4>
  • Fullerton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fullerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fullerton
    • Fullerton is located in Vernon Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton <4>
  • Slagle
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slagle
    • Slagle is located in Vernon Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slagle <4>

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 Lacamp. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lacamp.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lacamp.

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

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.
<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 Lacamp - 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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