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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 and is the Parish Seat for West Carroll Parish.

A typical abbreviation for Oak Grove: Oak Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Oak Grove has a population of 1,598 people<1> (see below for details).

Oak Grove is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Oak Grove: (318)

The ZIP code for Oak Grove: 71263<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oak Grove had a population of 1,727 people (or 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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Oak Grove had an population of 1,598 people. This is a decrease of 7.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Oak Grove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Oak Grove and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Eudora (AR)   [Map]   2,005   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wilmot (AR)   [Map]   507   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonita   [Map]   255   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Epps   [Map]   824   S   18 miles [29 km]
Forest   [Map]   337   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jones   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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.

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 Oak Grove. 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 Oak Grove. 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 Oak Grove.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oak Grove.

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

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Oak Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8620, Longitude: -91.3911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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