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Sunbeam, Louisiana

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Welcome to Sunbeam ...

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

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

Sunbeam would have been located within present day East Feliciana Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sunbeam is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sunbeam would have been located in the (225) area code.

Communities near Sunbeam ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Central   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Sunbeam

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sunbeam

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

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

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Sunbeam

Located in Livingston Parish

Walker   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Sunbeam

Located in Livingston Parish

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Sunbeam

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sunbeam

Slaughter   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Sunbeam

Greensburg   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Sunbeam

Located in Saint Helena Parish

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sunbeam

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

Communities Also Named Sunbeam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Sunbeam - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Sunbeam. 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 Sunbeam. 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 Sunbeam.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About East Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Sunbeam, 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 Sunbeam - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sunbeam) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunbeam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7566, Longitude: -90.9220     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunbeam have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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