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Mark, Louisiana

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Welcome to Mark ...

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

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

Mark would have been located within present day West Baton Rouge Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mark is near sea level<3>.

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

Mark would have been located in the (225) area code.

Communities near Mark ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Mark

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Central   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mark

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

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

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mark

Located in Livingston Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

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

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Mark

Located in Iberville Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Mark

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of Mark

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mark

Located in Iberville Parish

Maringouin   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mark

Located in Iberville Parish

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

Communities Also Named Mark ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Mark - they are located in Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma and West Virginia.

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

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 Mark. 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 Mark. 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 Mark.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About West Baton Rouge Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Baton Rouge Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Mark, 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 Mark - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mark) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mark. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3505, Longitude: -91.2521     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mark have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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