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Welcome to Moreauville ...

The village of Moreauville is located in Avoyelles Parish<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Moreauville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moreauville has a population of 854 people<3> (see below for details).

Moreauville is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Moreauville: 71355<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moreauville had an population of 854 people. This is a decrease of 8.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moreauville had a population of 929 people. This makes Moreauville the parish's 6th most populous community.

The population of Moreauville represents 0.02% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 929 people, the population of Moreauville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 922 people).

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

Communities near Moreauville ...

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

  • Marksville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marksville
    • Marksville is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marksville <6>
  • Bunkie
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunkie
    • Bunkie is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,826 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunkie <6>
  • Simmesport
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simmesport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simmesport
    • Simmesport is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,032 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simmesport <6>
  • Cottonport
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Mansura
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Hessmer
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hessmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hessmer
    • Hessmer is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 749 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hessmer <6>
  • Cheneyville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheneyville
    • Cheneyville is located in Rapides Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheneyville <6>
  • Evergreen
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen <6>
  • Plaucheville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plaucheville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plaucheville
    • Plaucheville is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plaucheville <6>
  • Bordelonville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moreauville ...

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

Adding Moreauville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Moreauville was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Moreauville in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Moreauville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moreauville. 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 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moreauville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moreauville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Moreauville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moreauville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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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