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Raccourci, Louisiana

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Welcome to Raccourci ...

So far, we have found very little information about Raccourci. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Raccourci to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Raccourci, please Contact Us.

Raccourci would have been located within present day Pointe Coupee Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Raccourci is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Raccourci was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Raccourci still existed, it would have been in the (225) area code.

Communities near Raccourci ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Roads   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Raccourci

Simmesport   [Map]

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

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Raccourci

Located in West Feliciana Parish

Livonia   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Raccourci

Melville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Raccourci

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Fordoche   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Raccourci

Morganza   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of Raccourci

Palmetto   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Raccourci

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Batchelor   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Raccourci

Innis   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Raccourci

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

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 Raccourci. 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 Raccourci. 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 Raccourci.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Raccourci, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Raccourci) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Raccourci. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7871, Longitude: -91.5865     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Raccourci have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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