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Sterlington, Louisiana

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The location of Sterlington

Welcome to Sterlington ...

The town of Sterlington is located in Ouachita Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sterlington has a population of 2,724 people<2> (see below for details).

Sterlington is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sterlington is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Sterlington: 71280<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sterlington had a population of 1,594 people. This makes Sterlington the parish's 4th most populous community.

The population of Sterlington represents 0.04% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,594 people, the population of Sterlington increased 24.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,276 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sterlington had an population of 2,724 people. This is an increase of 70.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 113.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sterlington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the South (S) of Sterlington

West Monroe   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Sterlington

Bastrop   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sterlington

Located in Morehouse Parish

Richwood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Sterlington

Marion   [Map]

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

Located in Union Parish

Mer Rouge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Sterlington

Located in Morehouse Parish

Collinston   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Sterlington

Located in Morehouse Parish

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Sterlington

Located in Morehouse Parish

Northpark Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Sterlington

Leisure Village   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Sterlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sterlington - it's located in New York.

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

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 Sterlington. 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 Sterlington. 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 Sterlington.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sterlington ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Ouachita Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ouachita Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Sterlington.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sterlington - 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 town (such as Sterlington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sterlington 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sterlington) 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 Sterlington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sterlington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sterlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6934, Longitude: -92.0633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sterlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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