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Welcome to Plaucheville ...

The village of Plaucheville is located in Avoyelles Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plaucheville has a population of 230 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Plaucheville is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Plaucheville is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Plaucheville: 71362<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plaucheville had an population of 230 people. This is a decrease of 7.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plaucheville had a population of 248 people. This makes Plaucheville the parish's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 248 people, the population of Plaucheville decreased 11.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 281 people).

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

Communities near Plaucheville ...

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

  • Marksville (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
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    • Marksville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marksville<7>
  • Bunkie (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
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    • Bunkie lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunkie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunkie<7>
  • Simmesport (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
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    • Simmesport lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,032 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simmesport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simmesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simmesport<7>
  • Cottonport (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
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    • Cottonport lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonport<7>
  • Mansura (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Mansura lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,342 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansura
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansura<7>
  • Moreauville (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
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    • Moreauville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreauville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreauville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moreauville<7>
  • Hessmer (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
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    • Hessmer lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 749 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hessmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hessmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hessmer<7>
  • Cheneyville (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheneyville
    • Cheneyville lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Plaucheville and is located in Rapides Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheneyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheneyville<7>
  • Evergreen (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Plaucheville and is located in Avoyelles Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<7>
  • Palmetto (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
    • Palmetto lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Plaucheville and is located in Saint Landry Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmetto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmetto<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plaucheville ...

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

Adding Plaucheville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Plaucheville 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 Plaucheville was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Plaucheville

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Avoyelles Parish

About Louisiana

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plaucheville. 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 Avoyelles, 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 Plaucheville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plaucheville - 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 village (such as Plaucheville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plaucheville 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 '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- Plaucheville) 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 Plaucheville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PlauchevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plaucheville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9659, Longitude: -91.9835       In this case, the coordinates for Plaucheville 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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