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Welcome to Sulphur ...
The city of Sulphur is located in Calcasieu Parish.
The location of Sulphur has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Sulphur has a population of 20,278 people<2> (see below for details).
Sulphur is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Sulphur lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Sulphur: (337)
The ZIP codes for Sulphur: 70663-70665<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sulphur had a population of 20,410 people (or 10.59% of the total population of Calcasieu Parish). This makes Sulphur the parish's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sulphur represents 0.45% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 20,410 people, the population of Sulphur has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,512 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sulphur had an population of 20,278 people. This is a decrease of 0.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.14% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sulphur.
Communities near Sulphur ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Sulphur.
Communities Also Named Sulphur ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Sulphur - they are located in Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sulphur.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sulphur:
Websites for Sulphur ...
Official Website: www.sulphur.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sulphur ...
Looking for more information about Sulphur? 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 Sulphur, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sulphur.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sulphur: www.sulphur.org/
The official website for Calcasieu Parish: www.cppj.net/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019