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Welcome to Moncla ...

Moncla is located in Avoyelles Parish<1>.

Moncla is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Moncla lies within the (318) area code.

Communities near Moncla ...

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

  • Pineville [Rapides Parish]
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    • Pineville [Rapides Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Moncla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<5>
  • Marksville [Avoyelles Parish]
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    • Marksville [Avoyelles Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Moncla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marksville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marksville<5>
  • Bunkie [Avoyelles Parish]
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    • Bunkie [Avoyelles Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Moncla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunkie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunkie<5>
  • Cottonport [Avoyelles Parish]
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    • Cottonport [Avoyelles Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Moncla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonport have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mansura [Avoyelles Parish]
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      • Mansura [Avoyelles Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Moncla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,342 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansura<5>
    • Lecompte [Rapides Parish]
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      • Lecompte [Rapides Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Moncla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lecompte have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Moreauville [Avoyelles Parish]
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      • Moreauville [Avoyelles Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Moncla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreauville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hessmer [Avoyelles Parish]
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      • Hessmer [Avoyelles Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Moncla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 749 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hessmer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hessmer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hessmer<5>
    • Cheneyville [Rapides Parish]
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      • Cheneyville [Rapides Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Moncla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheneyville<5>
    • Evergreen [Avoyelles Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Avoyelles Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Moncla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moncla ...

Looking for more information about Moncla? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Moncla, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Moncla.

Adding Moncla to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moncla 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 Moncla was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Mentions & References for Moncla

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Avoyelles Parish

About Louisiana

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moncla. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moncla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Moncla) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moncla. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonclaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moncla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2046, Longitude: -92.1193    
<4>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.
<5>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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