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1890 Communities Near Swartz ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Swartz in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Swartz.

Alto   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Alto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Archibald   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Swartz
 - Archibald had a post office and railroad service
 
Bastrop   (Morehouse Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 1,000 people (with 10,278 people in 2018)
 - Bastrop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bee Bayou   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Swartz
 - Bee Bayou had railroad service and no post office
 
Bosco   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Swartz
 - Bosco had railroad service and no post office
 
Charlieville   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Swartz
 - Charlieville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cheniere   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Swartz
 - Cheniere had railroad service and no post office
 
Cleora   (Morehouse Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cleora was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Swartz
 - Cleora had railroad service and no post office
 
Colsons   (Union Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Colsons was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Swartz
 - Colsons had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crew Lake   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Swartz
 - Crew Lake had railroad service and no post office
 
Cuba   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
De Siard   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Swartz
 - De Siard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doss   (Morehouse Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Doss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Swartz
 - Doss had a post office and railroad service
 
Forksville   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Forksville had a post office and railroad service
 
Girard   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 90 people
 - Girard had a post office and railroad service
 
Lapine   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Swartz
 - Lapine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logtown   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Logtown had a post office and railroad service
 
Mer Rouge   (Morehouse Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Swartz
 - Mer Rouge had a post office and railroad service
 
Millhaven   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Swartz
 - Millhaven had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monroe   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 3,256 people (with 47,877 people in 2018)
 - Monroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Ridge   (Morehouse Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 296 people (with 125 people in 2018)
 - Oak Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ouachita City   (Union Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Ouachita City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Point   (Union Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swartz
 - Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rayville   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 3,514 people in 2018)
 - Rayville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sicard   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Swartz
 - Sicard had railroad service and no post office
 
West Monroe   (Ouachita Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Swartz
 - 1895 population of 447 people (with 12,431 people in 2018)
 - West Monroe had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Ouachita Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ouachita Parish: www.oppj.org/

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



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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Swartz. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swartz) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Swartz. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swartz

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swartz. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5687, Longitude: -91.9852     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2019
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