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Welcome to Pickering ...

Pickering is located in Vernon Parish<1>.

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

Pickering is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Pickering: (337)

Communities Also Named Pickering ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Pickering - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Pickering ...

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

  • DeRidder [Beauregard Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeRidder
    • DeRidder [Beauregard Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Pickering
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DeRidder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeRidder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DeRidder<5>
  • Leesville [Vernon Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesville
    • Leesville [Vernon Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Pickering
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,523 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesville<5>
  • New Llano [Vernon Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Llano
    • New Llano [Vernon Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Pickering
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,186 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Llano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Llano<5>
  • Rosepine [Vernon Parish]
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    • Rosepine [Vernon Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Pickering
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,540 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosepine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosepine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosepine<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Anacoco [Vernon Parish]
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      • Anacoco [Vernon Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Pickering
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anacoco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anacoco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anacoco<5>
    • Pinewood [Vernon Parish]
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      • Pinewood [Vernon Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Pickering
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinewood
    • Savage Fork [Vernon Parish]
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      • Savage Fork [Vernon Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Pickering
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savage Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savage Fork
    • Fertitta Park [Vernon Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fertitta Park
      • Fertitta Park [Vernon Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Pickering
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fertitta Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fertitta Park
    • Fort Polk North [Vernon Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Polk North
      • Fort Polk North [Vernon Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Pickering
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Polk North
    • Westwood Village [Vernon Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwood Village
      • Westwood Village [Vernon Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Pickering
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westwood Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pickering ...

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

Adding Pickering to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pickering in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pickering was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pickering on our Genealogy Page.

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About Louisiana

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pickering. 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 Vernon, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pickering - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Pickering) 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 Pickering. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PickeringOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pickering. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0341, Longitude: -93.2707       In this case, the coordinates for Pickering have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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