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(Ascension Parish)

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The location of Southwood













Welcome to Southwood ...

Southwood is located in Ascension Parish.

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

Southwood is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Southwood: (225)

Communities near Southwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of Southwood

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Southwood

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Southwood

Located in Livingston Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Southwood

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Southwood

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Southwood

Located in Iberville Parish

Addis   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Southwood

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

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

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Southwood

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

White Castle   [Map]

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

Located in Iberville Parish

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

Communities Also Named Southwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Southwood: This one is located in Ascension Parish and the other is located in Iberville Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 17 communities that are also named Southwood - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Indiana (2), Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina, Utah (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Southwood. 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 Southwood. 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 Southwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southwood ...

Looking for more information about Southwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Southwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Southwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Southwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

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

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

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<3>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- Southwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2191, Longitude: -91.0493     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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