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Welcome to Mound ...

The village of Mound is located in Madison Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mound has a population of 16 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mound is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Mound: (318)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mound had an population of 16 people. This is a decrease of 15.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mound had a population of 19 people. This makes Mound the parish's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19 people, the population of Mound increased 58.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12 people).

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

Adding Mound to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Mound elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Mound ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Mound - they are located in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mound ...

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

  • Vicksburg [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Mound
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<6>
  • Tallulah [Madison Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallulah
    • Tallulah [Madison Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Mound
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,666 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallulah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallulah<6>
  • Richmond [Madison Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Madison Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Mound
    • Estimated population in 2019: 544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
  • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sondheimer
    • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mound
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sondheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chotard [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chotard
      • Chotard [Issaquena County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Mound
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chotard
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Mound
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Mound
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Mound
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
      • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<6>
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the east of Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mound ...

Looking for more information about Mound? 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 Mound, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mound.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mound. 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 Madison, 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 have 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 Mound.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mound - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mound) 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 Mound. 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 Mound

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3330, Longitude: -91.0244       In this case, the coordinates for Mound have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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