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Timothy, Louisiana

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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>

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About Timothy (Click for our profile page)

Our information shows that the community of Timothy is historic. The information below applies to the area where Timothy would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Timothy was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code for surrounding area: (318)

Elevation: 230 feet [70.1 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Timothy. The point that we are using 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).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   32° 58' 0"
Lon:   -93° 30' 35"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Carterville

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Timothy

GNIS ID:   549500
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Timothy)

About Webster Parish

The community of Minden is the Parish Seat for Webster Parish.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Webster)


2018:<5>     38,798   (5.85% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     41,207   (1.49% decrease since 2000)
2000:     41,831

Total Area:<6>   614 sq. miles [1,592.4 km²]   - of which 3.55% is water (21.81 sq. miles [56.5 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   19,336

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Webster

GNIS ID:   559567
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Timothy)

About Louisiana

From the US Census


2018:     4,659,978   (2.79% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,533,372   (1.44% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,468,976

Websites for State of Louisiana

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Louisiana

GNIS ID:   1629543
FIPS State:   22

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Timothy)

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

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<2>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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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Timothy, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Timothy.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Timothy. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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