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Welcome to New Light ...

New Light is located in Richland Parish.

The location of New Light has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

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

New Light is within the (318) area code.

Communities near New Light ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winnsboro   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of New Light

Located in Franklin Parish

Rayville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of New Light

Mangham   [Map]

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

Gilbert   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Light

Located in Franklin Parish

Archibald   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of New Light

Crowville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of New Light

Located in Franklin Parish

Chase   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Light

Located in Franklin Parish

Swampers   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of New Light

Located in Franklin Parish

Fort Necessity   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of New Light

Located in Franklin Parish

Jigger   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of New Light

Located in Franklin Parish

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

Communities Also Named New Light ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named New Light - they are located in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

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 New Light. 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 New Light. 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 New Light.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Light ...

Looking for more information about New Light? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Light. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Light - 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Light) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Light. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2613, Longitude: -91.7837     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Light have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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