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Quitman, Louisiana

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The location of Quitman

Welcome to Quitman ...

The village of Quitman is located in Jackson Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Quitman has a population of 175 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

The telephone area code for Quitman: (318)

The ZIP code for Quitman: 71268<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Quitman had a population of 181 people. This makes Quitman the parish's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 181 people, the population of Quitman increased 7.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 168 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Quitman had an population of 175 people. This is a decrease of 3.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Quitman ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Quitman

Located in Lincoln Parish

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Quitman

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Quitman

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Quitman

Located in Bienville Parish

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Quitman

Located in Lincoln Parish

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Quitman

Located in Lincoln Parish

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Quitman

Hodge   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Quitman

North Hodge   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Quitman

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Quitman

Located in Lincoln Parish

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

Communities Also Named Quitman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Quitman - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

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 Quitman. 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 Quitman. 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 Quitman.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quitman ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Quitman. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Quitman.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quitman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Quitman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Quitman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Quitman) 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 Quitman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Quitman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quitman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3507, Longitude: -92.7236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Quitman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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