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Maddens Spur, Louisiana

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Welcome to Maddens Spur ...

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

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

Maddens Spur would have been located within present day Red River Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Maddens Spur is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Maddens Spur still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Maddens Spur ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Coushatta   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Maddens Spur

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Maddens Spur

Located in Bienville Parish

Martin   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Maddens Spur

Ashland   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Maddens Spur

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Saline   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Maddens Spur

Located in Bienville Parish

Lucky   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Maddens Spur

Located in Bienville Parish

Castor   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Maddens Spur

Located in Bienville Parish

Heflin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Maddens Spur

Located in Webster Parish

Edgefield   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Maddens Spur

Jamestown   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Maddens Spur

Located in Bienville Parish

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

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 Maddens Spur. 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 Maddens Spur. 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 Maddens Spur.

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

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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 Maddens Spur, 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 Maddens Spur - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Maddens Spur) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maddens Spur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1990, Longitude: -93.2938     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maddens Spur have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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