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Welcome to Pineville ...

The city of Pineville is located in Rapides Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pineville has a population of 14,107 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Pineville is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pineville lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP codes for Pineville: 71359-71361<5>

Websites for Pineville ...

Official Website: www.pineville.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pineville had an population of 14,107 people. This is a decrease of 3.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pineville had a population of 14,555 people (or 11.06% of the total population of Rapides Parish). This makes Pineville the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Pineville represents 0.32% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,555 people, the population of Pineville increased 5.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,829 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pineville.

Communities Also Named Pineville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Pineville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pineville ...

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

  • Lecompte
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    • Lecompte lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Pineville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lecompte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lecompte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lecompte<7>
  • Woodworth
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    • Woodworth lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Pineville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodworth<7>
  • Boyce
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    • Boyce lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Pineville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<7>
  • Pollock
  • Dry Prong
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    • Dry Prong lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Pineville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Prong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Prong
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dry Prong<7>
  • Creola
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creola
    • Creola lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Pineville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Creola has also been known as:
    • Creola village
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  • Alexandria Junction
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria Junction
    • Alexandria Junction lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Pineville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria Junction
  • Libuse
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libuse
    • Libuse lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Pineville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libuse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Libuse<7>
  • Ball
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ball
    • Ball lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Pineville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ball
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball<7>
  • Anandale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anandale
    • Anandale lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Pineville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anandale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pineville ...

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

Adding Pineville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Pineville was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Pineville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pineville.

The official website for Pineville: www.pineville.net/

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Rapides, 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 Pineville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pineville - 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 city (such as Pineville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pineville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Pineville includes: 71359, 71360 & 71361.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Pineville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pineville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PinevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pineville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3413, Longitude: -92.4094       In this case, the coordinates for Pineville 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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