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Nearest Communities to Topsy, By-Parish ...

The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Topsy, on a Parish-by-Parish basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Topsy:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast corner of their home parish. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next parish to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the parish to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring parishes in addition to the parish in which they lived:  their home parish contained property and probate records; the parish to the east contained birth and death records; the parish to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring parishes, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Topsy and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.



Topsy is located in Jefferson Davis Parish.

The following 7 parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson Davis Parish: Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline & Vermilion.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 225 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Topsy. Of these communities, 204 are located in parishes other than Jefferson Davis Parish.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home parish for Topsy (which is Jefferson Davis Parish), we list the parishes in alphabetical order and for each of those parishes, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Topsy. For the following list, only those parishes that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Acadia ParishCameron ParishNewton County (TX)
Allen ParishEvangeline ParishOrange County (TX)
Beauregard ParishVermilion Parish 
Calcasieu ParishVernon Parish 


Jefferson Davis Parish     (The parish where Topsy resides)
 
Parish Seat for Jefferson Davis:   Jennings
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson Davis Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Buller (Unver)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gravel Point (Unver)     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fenton     [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Woodlawn (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edna (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lacassine     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Foremans Hall (Unver)     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pine Island (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Welsh     [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
China (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elton     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Raymond (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Roanoke     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Niblett (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hathaway (Unver)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Barnsdall (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Panchoville (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Thornwell (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jennings     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lake Arthur     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Silverwood (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
 

Acadia Parish
 
Parish Seat for Acadia:   Crowley
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Acadia Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Millerville (Unver)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Nezpique (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Whitehouse (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lodi (Hist)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Redich (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tepetate (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Evangeline     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mermentau     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cartville (Hist)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Iota     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Egan     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Keystone (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oriza (Hist)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ritchie (Hist)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Williams (Unver)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Frey (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Midland (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Allen Parish
 
Parish Seat for Allen:   Oberlin
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allen Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Bel (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Indian Village     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Reeves     [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Le Blanc     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fontenot (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Stanley (Unver)     [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kinder     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Emad (Unver)     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harmony (Unver)     [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lyles (Unver)     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coverdale     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lauderdale     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Houston (Hist)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Elder (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fords (Hist)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Simmons Settlement (Unver)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Moeling (Hist)     [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Bernard (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cherry Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Le Jeune (Unver)     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mittie     [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Oberlin     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tenmile     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grant     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Foley (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Canton (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Soileau (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hampton (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Marionville (Hist)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Reids (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ward (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bond (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Elizabeth     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mab (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Oakdale     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Beauregard Parish
 
Parish Seat for Beauregard:   DeRidder
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Beauregard Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Turps (Unver)     [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gaytine (Unver)     [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
Edith (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fulton (Unver)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ragley     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kernan (Unver)     [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayette (Hist)     [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Abbie Joe (Hist)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Evart (Hist)     [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gordon (Unver)     [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gekop (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Longville     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Insco (Hist)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dry Creek     [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Sweetville (Hist)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oretta (Unver)     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bannister (Hist)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bundick (Hist)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Seale (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Helme (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kipling (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Juanita (Unver)     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Tulla (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Singer     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Baggett (Hist)     [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Newlin (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hoy (Hist)     [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carson (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mystic (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Longacre (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fields (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bon Ami (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sugartown     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grabow (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hite (Unver)     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
DeRidder     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hudson Addition (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pujo (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Shear (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ikes     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bivens (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Neale (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ludington     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Merryville     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Nicks Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bancroft (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Clines Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Salem Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Calcasieu Parish
 
Parish Website: www.cppj.net/
Parish Seat for Calcasieu:   Lake Charles
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calcasieu Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Hecker (Unver)     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gillis (Unver)     [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Belfield (Unver)     [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goss (Unver)     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ararat (Unver)     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Moss Bluff     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Newton (Unver)     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Le Bleu (Unver)     [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bridge Junction (Unver)     [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chloe (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goosport (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mallard Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hipple (Unver)     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Iowa     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westlake     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Manchester (Unver)     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bellevue (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greinwich Village     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harbor (Unver)     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lake Charles     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lockmoor (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mossville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Buhler (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bon Air (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Maplewood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chalkley (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
University Place (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hollywood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rose Bluff (Unver)     [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eastern Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Addition (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Perkins (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Prien     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Sulphur     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
High School Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Pine Acres (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Holmwood (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brimstone (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
DeQuincy     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Western Pines (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Westwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Verret (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hargrove (Unver)     [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Prairieland (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rossignol (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Stegall (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vincent Landing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bell City     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carlyss     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hayes     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Burton Landing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Choupique (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Moss Lake (Unver)     [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edgerly     [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lucas (Unver)     [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Big Woods (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Illinois Plant (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lunita (Unver)     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vinton     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Starks     [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ged (Unver)     [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Niblett Bluff (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Toomey (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Nixs Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Cameron Parish
 
Parish Seat for Cameron:   Cameron
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cameron Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Grand Lake (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hacketts Corner (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sweet Lake (Unver)     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hackberry     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gibbstown (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lowry (Unver)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
 

Evangeline Parish
 
Parish Seat for Evangeline:   Ville Platte
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Evangeline Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Basile     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Unatex (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tyrone (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Duralde     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
 

Vermilion Parish
 
Parish Seat for Vermilion:   Abbeville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vermilion Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
 
  DirectionDistance
Laurents Point (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
 

Vernon Parish
 
Parish Seat for Vernon:   Leesville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vernon Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Cole Central     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chasmore (Hist)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tennant (Hist)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Markee (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rosepine     [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dido     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cravens     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Nitram (Hist)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pitkin     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sugrue (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pinewood     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Knight (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Neame (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Newton County (TX)
 
Parish Seat for Newton:   Newton (TX)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Whitmans Ferry (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Belgrade (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hughes (TX) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Deweyville (TX)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ruliff (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bon Wier (TX)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sandjack (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hartburg (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Old Salem (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
 

Orange County (TX)
 
Parish Website: www.co.orange.tx.us/
Parish Seat for Orange:   Orange (TX)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
West Bluff (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Morgan Bluff (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Forest Heights (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Echo (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ridgecrest (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Reese (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Topsy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Topsy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Topsy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4094, Longitude: -93.1224     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Topsy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

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 larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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