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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Turpin.

This page contains two sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Turpin, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Turpin and the surrounding area.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a parish-by-parish basis. We have selected Morehouse Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Morehouse Parish sighting report from eBird.

Communities Also Named Turpin ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Turpin.

While the name Turpin is unique within Louisiana, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Louisiana

Georgia

Oconee County

Our profile page for Turpin, Oconee County   [Map]

This community is historic.<1>

Illinois

Macon County

Our profile page for Turpin, Macon County   [Map]

Indiana

Warrick County

Our profile page for Turpin, Warrick County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2>

Although located in Warrick County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Missouri

Pike County

Our profile page for Turpin, Pike County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Pike County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Oklahoma

Beaver County

Our profile page for Turpin, Beaver County   [Map]

Virginia

King William County

Our profile page for Turpin, King William County   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Morehouse Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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

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<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Turpin could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2019