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Welcome to Mansura ...

The town of Mansura is located in Avoyelles Parish<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mansura has a population of 1,350 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mansura.

Mansura is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Mansura: 71350<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mansura had an population of 1,350 people. This is a decrease of 4.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mansura had a population of 1,419 people. This makes Mansura the parish's 5th most populous community.

The population of Mansura represents 0.03% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,419 people, the population of Mansura decreased 9.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,573 people).

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

Communities near Mansura ...

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

  • Marksville (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marksville
    • Marksville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marksville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marksville<7>
  • Bunkie (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunkie
    • Bunkie lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunkie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunkie<7>
  • Simmesport (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simmesport
    • Simmesport lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,032 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simmesport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simmesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simmesport<7>
  • Cottonport (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonport
    • Cottonport lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonport<7>
  • Moreauville (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moreauville
    • Moreauville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreauville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreauville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moreauville<7>
  • Hessmer (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hessmer
    • Hessmer lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 749 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hessmer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hessmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hessmer<7>
  • Cheneyville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheneyville
    • Cheneyville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Mansura and is located in Rapides Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheneyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheneyville<7>
  • Evergreen (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<7>
  • Plaucheville (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plaucheville
    • Plaucheville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plaucheville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plaucheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plaucheville<7>
  • Enterprise (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mansura and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mansura ...

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

Adding Mansura to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mansura in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mansura was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Mansura in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mansura on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Mansura

Communities in Louisiana

About Avoyelles Parish

About Louisiana

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Avoyelles, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mansura.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mansura - 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 town (such as Mansura). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mansura 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mansura) 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 Mansura. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MansuraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mansura. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0578, Longitude: -92.0488    
<6>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.
<7>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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