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The location of Swords













Welcome to Swords ...

Swords is located in Saint Landry Parish.

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

Swords is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Swords ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Opelousas   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the East (E) of Swords

Eunice   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Swords

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Swords

Located in Lafayette Parish

Rayne   [Map]

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

Located in Acadia Parish

Ville Platte   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Swords

Located in Evangeline Parish

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Swords

Located in Acadia Parish

Mamou   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Swords

Located in Evangeline Parish

Sunset   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Swords

Port Barre   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Swords

Duson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Swords

Located in Lafayette Parish

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

Communities Also Named Swords ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Swords - they are located in Georgia and Ontario.

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

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 Swords. 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 Swords. 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 Swords.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swords ...

Looking for more information about Swords? 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.

Looking for more information about Swords? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Swords, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Swords.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Saint Landry Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swords) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swords. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5127, Longitude: -92.2623     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swords have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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