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Nearest Communities to Turps, By-Parish ...

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

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southwest corner of their home parish. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next parish to the west. 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 west 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.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Turps and not the distance if you drove.<1>

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



Turps is located in Beauregard Parish.

The following 5 parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Beauregard Parish: Allen, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, Vernon & Newton (TX).

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 230 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Turps. Of these communities, 182 are located in parishes/counties other than Beauregard 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 Turps (which is Beauregard Parish), we list the parishes/counties in alphabetical order and for each of those parishes/counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Turps. For the following list, only those parishes/counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

Skip ahead to:

Acadia ParishEvangeline ParishNewton County (TX)
Allen ParishJefferson Davis ParishOrange County (TX)
Calcasieu ParishVermilion Parish 
Cameron ParishVernon Parish 


Beauregard Parish     (The parish where Turps resides)
 
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
Gaytine (Unver)     [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fulton (Unver)     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ragley     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edith (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Abbie Joe (Hist)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Evart (Hist)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kernan (Unver)     [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gordon (Unver)     [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fayette (Hist)     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gekop (Unver)     [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Longville     [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Insco (Hist)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oretta (Unver)     [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sweetville (Hist)     [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Seale (Unver)     [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Helme (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dry Creek     [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Juanita (Unver)     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bannister (Hist)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Singer     [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Newlin (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tulla (Unver)     [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bundick (Hist)     [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mystic (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fields (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Carson (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kipling (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Baggett (Hist)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bon Ami (Unver)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hoy (Hist)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Longacre (Unver)     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grabow (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hite (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shear (Unver)     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bivens (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Neale (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pujo (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hudson Addition (Unver)     [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nicks Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
DeRidder     [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Merryville     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bancroft (Unver)     [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ikes     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ludington     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sugartown     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Clines Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Salem Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   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   35 miles [56.3 km]
Nezpique (Unver)     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Whitehouse (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lodi (Hist)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Redich (Unver)     [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tepetate (Unver)     [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evangeline     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mermentau     [Map]     SE   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]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Reeves     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Indian Village     [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Le Blanc     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stanley (Unver)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Fontenot (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Emad (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kinder     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Harmony (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lyles (Unver)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Coverdale     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Houston (Hist)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lauderdale     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Simmons Settlement (Unver)     [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cherry Grove (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Elder (Unver)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fords (Hist)     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mittie     [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bernard (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Moeling (Hist)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Le Jeune (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grant     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oberlin     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tenmile     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Foley (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Canton (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Soileau (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Marionville (Hist)     [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Reids (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hampton (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ward (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bond (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Elizabeth     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mab (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 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
Gillis (Unver)     [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Belfield (Unver)     [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
Moss Bluff     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Newton (Unver)     [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hecker (Unver)     [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ararat (Unver)     [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Goss (Unver)     [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bridge Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Goosport (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Westlake     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Buhler (Unver)     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mallard Junction (Unver)     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Le Bleu (Unver)     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eastern Heights (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Perkins (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hipple (Unver)     [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chloe (Unver)     [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lockmoor (Unver)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mossville (Unver)     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
High School Park (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Addition (Unver)     [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lake Charles     [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Maplewood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rose Bluff (Unver)     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
DeQuincy     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pine Acres (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Western Pines (Unver)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greinwich Village     [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hollywood (Unver)     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sulphur     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Westwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harbor (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manchester (Unver)     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Prien     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Iowa     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brimstone (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hargrove (Unver)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
University Place (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bellevue (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bon Air (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Stegall (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Chalkley (Unver)     [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vincent Landing (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carlyss     [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Holmwood (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Prairieland (Unver)     [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lucas (Unver)     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Moss Lake (Unver)     [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Choupique (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edgerly     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Burton Landing (Unver)     [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Big Woods (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Lunita (Unver)     [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
Rossignol (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Verret (Unver)     [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bell City     [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hayes     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vinton     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Starks     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ged (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Illinois Plant (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Niblett Bluff (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Toomey (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Nixs Ferry (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 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   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hackberry     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sweet Lake (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gibbstown (Unver)     [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lowry (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lone Pine (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 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   35 miles [56.3 km]
Unatex (Unver)     [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Jefferson Davis Parish
 
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
Topsy (Unver)     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Buller (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gravel Point (Unver)     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Woodlawn (Unver)     [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fenton     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edna (Unver)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Lacassine     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Foremans Hall (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pine Island (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Welsh     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
China (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Raymond (Unver)     [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Roanoke     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Elton     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Niblett (Unver)     [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hathaway (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Barnsdall (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Panchoville (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Thornwell (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jennings     [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lake Arthur     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Silverwood (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 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   40 miles [64.4 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]
Tennant (Hist)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chasmore (Hist)     [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rosepine     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Markee (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pinewood     [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Knight (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Neame (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sugrue (Unver)     [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dido     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sutton Junction (Hist)     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cravens     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nitram (Hist)     [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pitkin     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Almadane (Unver)     [Map]     NW   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]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Belgrade (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hughes (TX) (Hist)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sandjack (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Deweyville (TX)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ruliff (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bon Wier (TX)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Old Salem (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartburg (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fawil (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Buckhorn (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Trout Creek (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 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
Morgan Bluff (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
West Bluff (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Forest Heights (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Echo (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Reese (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Little Cypress (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ridgecrest (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Brownwood (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kinard Estates (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Orange (TX)     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bland (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bruner (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cove (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Doc Brown (TX) (Unver)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pinehurst (TX)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
West Orange (TX)     [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lemonville (TX) (Hist)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turps. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4183, Longitude: -93.2004     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turps 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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