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Welcome to Turtle Lake ...

So far, we have found very little information about Turtle Lake. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Turtle Lake to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Turtle Lake, please Contact Us.


Turtle Lake would have been located within present day Concordia Parish.

The location of Turtle Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Turtle Lake: Turtle Lk.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Turtle Lake is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Turtle Lake was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Turtle Lake still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Turtle Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Natchez   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of Turtle Lake

Located in Adams County (MS)

Vidalia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Turtle Lake

Ferriday   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Turtle Lake

Jonesville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Turtle Lake

Located in Catahoula Parish

Clayton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Turtle Lake

Ridgecrest   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Turtle Lake

Waterproof   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Turtle Lake

Located in Tensas Parish

Sicily Island   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Turtle Lake

Located in Catahoula Parish

Harrisonburg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Turtle Lake

Located in Catahoula Parish

Dunbarton   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Turtle Lake

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Turtle Lake.

Communities Also Named Turtle Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Turtle Lake - they are located in Manitoba, Michigan, Montana, North Dakota, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Turtle Lake.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Turtle Lake. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Turtle Lake. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Turtle Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Turtle Lake:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Concordia 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 Turtle Lake, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Turtle Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Turtle Lake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turtle Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6079, Longitude: -91.6201     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turtle Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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