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Welcome to Little River ...

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

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


Little River would have been located within present day Livingston Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Little River: Little Riv.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Little River is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Little River once stood is in the (225) area code.

Communities near Little River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hammond   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Little River

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Ponchatoula   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Little River

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Walker   [Map]

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

Amite City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Little River

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Little River

Independence   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Little River

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Killian   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Little River

Roseland   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Little River

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Albany   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Little River

Tangipahoa   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Little River

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Communities Also Named Little River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Little River - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia and Yukon.

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

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 Little River. 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 Little River. 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 Little River.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Livingston Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Little River, 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 Little River - 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 from Point A (ie- Little River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5957, Longitude: -90.5756     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Little River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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