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Shongaloo, Louisiana

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The location of Shongaloo

Welcome to Shongaloo ...

The village of Shongaloo is located in Webster Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Shongaloo has a population of 172 people<2> (see below for details).

Shongaloo is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Shongaloo is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Shongaloo: 71072<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shongaloo had a population of 182 people. This makes Shongaloo the parish's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 182 people, the population of Shongaloo increased 12.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 162 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Shongaloo had an population of 172 people. This is a decrease of 5.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Shongaloo. 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 Shongaloo. 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 Shongaloo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shongaloo ...

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

Communities near Shongaloo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Springhill   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Shongaloo

Homer   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Shongaloo

Located in Claiborne Parish

Haynesville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Shongaloo

Located in Claiborne Parish

Cullen   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Shongaloo

Cotton Valley   [Map]

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

Sarepta   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Shongaloo

Taylor   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Shongaloo

Located in Columbia County (AR)

Emerson   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shongaloo

Located in Columbia County (AR)

Macedonia   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Shongaloo

Located in Columbia County (AR)

Philadelphia   [Map]

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

Located in Columbia County (AR)

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Webster Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Shongaloo.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shongaloo - 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 Shongaloo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Shongaloo 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Shongaloo) 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 Shongaloo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shongaloo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shongaloo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9416, Longitude: -93.2954     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shongaloo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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