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Oak Grove, Louisiana
(West Carroll Parish)

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Welcome to Oak Grove ...

The town of Oak Grove is located in West Carroll Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for West Carroll Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Oak Grove: Oak Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oak Grove has a population of 1,553 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Oak Grove is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Oak Grove is located in the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Oak Grove: 71263<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oak Grove had an population of 1,553 people. This is a decrease of 10.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oak Grove had a population of 1,727 people (which is 14.88% of the total population of West Carroll Parish). This makes Oak Grove the parish's most populous community.

The population of Oak Grove represents 0.04% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,727 people, the population of Oak Grove decreased 20.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,174 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oak Grove.

Adding Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Oak Grove ...

While we believe that this Oak Grove is located in West Carroll Parish, we know of another 6 Louisiana communities named Oak Grove. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Ascension, Cameron, Grant, Lincoln, Natchitoches and Sabine Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 197 communities that are also named Oak Grove - they are located in Alabama (16), Arizona, Arkansas (16), California (8), Colorado, Delaware (3), Florida (8), Georgia (11), Illinois (4), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Mississippi (6), Missouri (5), Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina (12), Ohio, Oklahoma (5), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (8), South Carolina (8), Tennessee (30), Texas (9), Virginia (9), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Oak Grove ...

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

  • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<7>
  • Eudora [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
    • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<7>
  • Epps [West Carroll Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Epps
    • Epps [West Carroll Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 813 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epps
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Epps<7>
  • Wilmot [Ashley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmot
    • Wilmot [Ashley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmot
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish]
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      • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Oak Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilbourne<7>
    • Forest [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
      • Forest [West Carroll Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Oak Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<7>
    • Bonita [Morehouse Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonita
      • Bonita [Morehouse Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Oak Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonita have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonita
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonita<7>
    • Pioneer [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pioneer
      • Pioneer [West Carroll Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Oak Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pioneer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pioneer<7>
    • Fiske [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fiske
      • Fiske [West Carroll Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fiske
    • Darnell [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darnell
      • Darnell [West Carroll Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darnell

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Grove ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About West Carroll Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Grove. 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 West Carroll, 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 Oak Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Grove - 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 town (such as Oak Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oak Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Oak Grove) 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 Oak Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8620, Longitude: -91.3911       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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