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Provencal, Louisiana

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The location of Provencal

Welcome to Provencal ...

The village of Provencal is located in Natchitoches Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Provencal has a population of 615 people<2> (see below for details).

Provencal is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Provencal: (318)

The ZIP code for Provencal: 71468<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Provencal had a population of 611 people. This makes Provencal the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Provencal represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 216th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 611 people, the population of Provencal decreased 13.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 708 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Provencal had an population of 615 people. This is an increase of 0.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Provencal. 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 Provencal. 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 Provencal.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Provencal ...

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

Communities near Provencal ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Natchitoches   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Provencal

Many   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Provencal

Located in Sabine Parish

Campti   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the North (N) of Provencal

Montgomery   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the East (E) of Provencal

Located in Grant Parish

Natchez   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Provencal

Clarence   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Provencal

Fisher   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Provencal

Located in Sabine Parish

Robeline   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Provencal

Powhatan   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Provencal

Flora   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Provencal

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Natchitoches Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Provencal.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Provencal - 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 Provencal). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Provencal 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Provencal) 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 Provencal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Provencal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Provencal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6546, Longitude: -93.1998     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Provencal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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