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Timberton, Louisiana

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Welcome to Timberton ...

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

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

Timberton would have been located within present day Saint James Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Timberton is near sea level<3>.

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

The location where Timberton once stood is in the (225) area code.

Communities near Timberton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Timberton

Located in Lafourche Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Timberton

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

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

Located in Ascension Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Timberton

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Timberton

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Timberton

Located in Iberville Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Timberton

Located in Ascension Parish

French Settlement   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Timberton

Located in Livingston Parish

Port Vincent   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Timberton

Located in Livingston Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

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

Located in Assumption Parish

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

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 Timberton. 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 Timberton. 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 Timberton.

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

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About Saint James Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Timberton, 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 Timberton - 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 from Point A (ie- Timberton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0771, Longitude: -90.8329     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Timberton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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