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Stamboul, Louisiana

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Welcome to Stamboul ...

So far, we have found very little information about Stamboul. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Stamboul to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Stamboul, please Contact Us.

Stamboul would have been located within present day East Carroll Parish.

The location of Stamboul has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Stamboul is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Stamboul was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Stamboul once stood is in the (318) area code.

Communities near Stamboul ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Tallulah   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Stamboul

Located in Madison Parish

Lake Providence   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Stamboul

Epps   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Stamboul

Located in West Carroll Parish

Richmond   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Stamboul

Located in Madison Parish

Forest   [Map]

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

Located in West Carroll Parish

Cary   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Stamboul

Located in Sharkey County (MS)

Pioneer   [Map]

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

Located in West Carroll Parish

Sondheimer   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Stamboul

Transylvania   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Stamboul

Chotard   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Stamboul

Located in Issaquena County (MS)

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

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 Stamboul. 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 Stamboul. 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 Stamboul.

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

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

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stamboul - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Stamboul) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stamboul. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6126, Longitude: -91.1701     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stamboul have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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