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(Jackson Parish)

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Welcome to Mount Zion ...

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

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




Mount Zion would have been located within present day Jackson Parish.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Zion: Mt. Zion

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mount Zion is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Mount Zion once stood is in the (318) area code.

Communities near Mount Zion ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mount Zion and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Chatham   [Map]   540   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Choudrant   [Map]   979   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
East Hodge   [Map]   277   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,239   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hodge   [Map]   441   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   4,531   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mount Zion ...

While we believe that this Mount Zion is located in Jackson Parish, we know of another 3 Louisiana communities named Mount Zion. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Lincoln, Red River and Winn Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 69 communities that are also named Mount Zion - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (3), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Maryland (4), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (9), Texas, Virginia (3), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Zion. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Zion. 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 Mount Zion.

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

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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 Mount Zion, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Zion - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Mount Zion. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Zion) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Zion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3818, Longitude: -92.6126     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Zion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Zion.

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