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Welcome to Libuse ...

Libuse is located in Rapides Parish<1>.

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

Libuse was founded in 1914.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Libuse: Named after the Czech story of Libuše (or Libussa).

Libuse is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Libuse is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Libuse: 71348<4>

Communities near Libuse ...

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

  • Alexandria [Rapides Parish]
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    • Alexandria [Rapides Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Libuse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,573 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<6>
  • Pineville [Rapides Parish]
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    • Pineville [Rapides Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Libuse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
  • Ball [Rapides Parish]
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    • Ball [Rapides Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Libuse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball<6>
  • Lecompte [Rapides Parish]
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    • Lecompte [Rapides Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Libuse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lecompte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lecompte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lecompte<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodworth [Rapides Parish]
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      • Woodworth [Rapides Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Libuse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodworth<6>
    • Boyce [Rapides Parish]
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      • Boyce [Rapides Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Libuse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<6>
    • Pollock [Grant Parish]
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      • Pollock [Grant Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Libuse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pollock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<6>
    • Dry Prong [Grant Parish]
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      • Dry Prong [Grant Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Libuse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Prong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Prong
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dry Prong<6>
    • Creola [Grant Parish]
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      • Creola [Grant Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Libuse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Creola has also been known as:
      • Creola village
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    • Kolin [Rapides 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 Libuse. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Libuse.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Libuse. 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 Libuse.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Libuse ...

Looking for more information about Libuse? 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 Libuse, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Libuse.

Mentions & References for Libuse

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Rapides, 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 have 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 Libuse - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Libuse). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Libuse or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Libuse) 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 Libuse. 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 LibuseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Libuse. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3541, Longitude: -92.3335       In this case, the coordinates for Libuse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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