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The location of Mansfield

Welcome to Mansfield ...

The city of Mansfield is located in De Soto Parish and is the Parish Seat for De Soto Parish.

The location of Mansfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mansfield has a population of 4,726 people<2> (see below for details).

Mansfield is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mansfield is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Mansfield: 71052<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mansfield had a population of 5,001 people (which is 18.76% of the total population of De Soto Parish). This makes Mansfield the parish's most populous community.

The population of Mansfield represents 0.11% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,001 people, the population of Mansfield decreased 10.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,582 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mansfield had an population of 4,726 people. This is a decrease of 5.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.34% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mansfield.

Communities near Mansfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Stonewall   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Mansfield

Logansport   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Mansfield

Pleasant Hill   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mansfield

Located in Sabine Parish

Converse   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Mansfield

Located in Sabine Parish

Keachi   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mansfield

Grand Cane   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mansfield

Longstreet   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Mansfield

Stanley   [Map]

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

Gloster   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mansfield

Pelican   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mansfield

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

Communities Also Named Mansfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Mansfield - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Mansfield. 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 Mansfield. 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 Mansfield. Our list includes 20 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mansfield ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mansfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mansfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 city (such as Mansfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mansfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Mansfield) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mansfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0356, Longitude: -93.7004     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mansfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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