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The location of Urania

Welcome to Urania ...

The town of Urania is located in La Salle Parish.

The location of Urania has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Urania has a population of 1,295 people<2> (see below for details).

Urania is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Urania lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Urania is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Urania: 71480<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Urania had a population of 1,313 people (which is 8.82% of the total population of La Salle Parish). This makes Urania the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Urania represents 0.03% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,313 people, the population of Urania increased 87.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 700 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Urania had an population of 1,295 people. This is a decrease of 1.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 85% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Urania.

Communities near Urania ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jena   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Urania

Clarks   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Urania

Located in Caldwell Parish

Grayson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Urania

Located in Caldwell Parish

Georgetown   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Urania

Located in Grant Parish

Sikes   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Urania

Located in Winn Parish

Kelly   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Urania

Located in Caldwell Parish

Summerville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Urania

Trout   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Urania

Midway   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Urania

Aimwell   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Urania

Located in Catahoula Parish

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

Communities Also Named Urania ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Urania - they are located in Florida and Michigan.

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

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 Urania. 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 Urania. 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 Urania.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Urania ...

Looking for more information about Urania? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Urania, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Urania.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About La Salle Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Urania.

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

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Urania). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Urania or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Urania) 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 Urania. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Urania

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Urania. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8639, Longitude: -92.2912     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Urania have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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