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Timothy, Louisiana

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Welcome to Timothy ...

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

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

Timothy would have been located within present day Webster Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Timothy is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Timothy still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Timothy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Springhill   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Timothy

Cullen   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of Timothy

Plain Dealing   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Timothy

Located in Bossier Parish

Cotton Valley   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Timothy

Sarepta   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Timothy

Bradley   [Map]

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

Located in Lafayette County (AR)

Taylor   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Timothy

Located in Columbia County (AR)

Shongaloo   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Timothy

Walnut Hill   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Timothy

Located in Lafayette County (AR)

Gin City   [Map]

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

Located in Lafayette County (AR)

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

Communities Also Named Timothy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Timothy - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Timothy. 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 Timothy. 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 Timothy.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Webster 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 Timothy, 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 Timothy - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Timothy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timothy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9668, Longitude: -93.5099     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Timothy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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