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Simpson, Louisiana

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The location of Simpson

Welcome to Simpson ...

The village of Simpson is located in Vernon Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Simpson has a population of 582 people<2> (see below for details).

Simpson is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Simpson lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Simpson: 71474<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Simpson had a population of 638 people. This makes Simpson the parish's 5th most populous community.

The population of Simpson represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 212nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 638 people, the population of Simpson increased 9.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 583 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Simpson had an population of 582 people. This is a decrease of 8.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Simpson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Leesville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Simpson

New Llano   [Map]

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

Anacoco   [Map]

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

Hicks   [Map]

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

Slagle   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Simpson

Alco   [Map]

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

Lacamp   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Simpson

Mora   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Simpson

Located in Rapides Parish

Kurthwood   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Simpson

Gorum   [Map]

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

Located in Natchitoches Parish

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

Communities Also Named Simpson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Simpson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Colorado (3), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Carolina (3), Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Simpson. 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 Simpson. 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 Simpson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Simpson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simpson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2583, Longitude: -93.0194     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Simpson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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