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The location of Old Athens













Welcome to Old Athens ...

Old Athens is located in Claiborne Parish.

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

Old Athens is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Old Athens: (318)

Communities near Old Athens ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minden   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the West (W) of Old Athens

Located in Webster Parish

Homer   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Old Athens

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Old Athens

Located in Bienville Parish

Sibley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Old Athens

Located in Webster Parish

Gibsland   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Old Athens

Located in Bienville Parish

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Old Athens

Located in Lincoln Parish

Dixie Inn   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Old Athens

Located in Webster Parish

Dubberly   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Old Athens

Located in Webster Parish

Heflin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Old Athens

Located in Webster Parish

Lisbon   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Old Athens

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

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 Old Athens. 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 Old Athens. 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 Old Athens.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Old Athens:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Athens ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Athens. 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 Old Athens - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Old Athens) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Athens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6457, Longitude: -93.0577     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Athens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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