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Powhatan, Louisiana

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Welcome to Powhatan ...

The village of Powhatan is located in Natchitoches Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Powhatan has a population of 131 people<2> (see below for details).

Powhatan is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Powhatan is located in the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Powhatan: 71066<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Powhatan had an population of 131 people. This is a decrease of 2.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Powhatan had a population of 135 people. This makes Powhatan the parish's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 135 people, the population of Powhatan decreased 4.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 141 people).

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

Communities Also Named Powhatan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Powhatan - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia (3) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Powhatan ...

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

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    • Natchitoches [Natchitoches Parish]

      • Natchitoches [Natchitoches Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Powhatan
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    • Coushatta [Red River Parish]

      • Coushatta [Red River Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Powhatan
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    • Campti [Natchitoches Parish]

      • Campti [Natchitoches Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Powhatan
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    • Pleasant Hill [Sabine Parish]

      • Pleasant Hill [Sabine Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Powhatan
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    • Provencal [Natchitoches Parish]

      • Provencal [Natchitoches Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Powhatan
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    • Natchez [Natchitoches Parish]

      • Natchez [Natchitoches Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Powhatan
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    • Martin [Red River Parish]

      • Martin [Red River Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Powhatan
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    • Clarence [Natchitoches Parish]

      • Clarence [Natchitoches Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Powhatan
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    • Goldonna [Natchitoches Parish]

      • Goldonna [Natchitoches Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Powhatan
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    • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish]

      • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Powhatan
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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 Powhatan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Powhatan.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powhatan ...

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Powhatan.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powhatan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Powhatan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Powhatan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Powhatan) 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 Powhatan. 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 Powhatan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powhatan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8738, Longitude: -93.2032       In this case, the coordinates for Powhatan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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