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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sills.

This page contains two sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Sills, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sills and the surrounding area.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a parish-by-parish basis. We have selected Winn Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Winn Parish sighting report from eBird.

Communities Also Named Sills ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Sills.

While the name Sills is unique within Louisiana, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Louisiana

Arkansas

Yell County

Our profile page for Sills, Yell County   [Map]

Florida

Jackson County

Our profile page for Sills, Jackson County   [Map]

Missouri

Phelps County

Our profile page for Sills, Phelps County

This community is historic.<1>

Although located in Phelps County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for Sills, Bedford County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2>

Although located in Bedford County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Winn Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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 Sills, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sills could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2019