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Sikes, Louisiana

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The location of Sikes

Welcome to Sikes ...

The village of Sikes is located in Winn Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sikes has a population of 110 people<2> (see below for details).

Sikes is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sikes is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Sikes: 71473<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sikes had a population of 119 people. This makes Sikes the parish's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 119 people, the population of Sikes has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 120 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sikes had an population of 110 people. This is a decrease of 7.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sikes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Sikes

Located in Jackson Parish

Winnfield   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sikes

Olla   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sikes

Located in La Salle Parish

Urania   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sikes

Located in La Salle Parish

Chatham   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson Parish

Hodge   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sikes

Located in Jackson Parish

North Hodge   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sikes

Located in Jackson Parish

Dodson   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Sikes

East Hodge   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sikes

Located in Jackson Parish

Calvin   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sikes

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

Communities Also Named Sikes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Sikes - they are located in Alabama and Colorado.

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

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 Sikes. 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 Sikes. 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 Sikes.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sikes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Winn Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sikes. 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 Sikes.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sikes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0790, Longitude: -92.4863     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sikes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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