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Transylvania, Louisiana

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Census Data for Transylvania ...

As far as we can tell, Transylvania has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Transylvania, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2018<1>
 Tallulah6,768   S   18 miles [29 km]
 Lake Providence3,547   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

East Carroll Parish ...

Transylvania is located in East Carroll Parish.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for East Carroll Parish.

Population Rings for Transylvania ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Transylvania and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Transylvania. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Transylvania, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]23,547-11.13%
15 mi   [24 km]44,028-10.53%
20 mi   [32 km]1014,596-7.94%
25 mi   [40 km]1419,766-7.43%
30 mi   [48 km]1844,771-7.66%

Miscellaneous Information for Transylvania ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county, parish and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either East Carroll Parish or the community of Transylvania:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Transylvania:

GNIS ID for Transylvania: 543732

GNIS ID for East Carroll Parish: 558534

GNIS ID for Louisiana: 1629543

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 22 (Louisiana)

County Code: 035 (East Carroll Parish)

Place Code: 76195 (Transylvania)

State & County Code: 22/035 (Louisiana / East Carroll Parish)

State & Place Code: 22/76195 (Louisiana / Transylvania)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Transylvania is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #7 (the West South-Central Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Transylvania, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Transylvania. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Transylvania: 71286<4>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Transylvania.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About East Carroll Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Transylvania) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Transylvania. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Transylvania

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Transylvania. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6785, Longitude: -91.1826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Transylvania have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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<4>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Transylvania or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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