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Wayside, Louisiana

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Welcome to Wayside ...

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

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

Wayside would have been located within present day West Feliciana Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wayside is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Wayside once stood is in the (225) area code.

Communities near Wayside ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Wayside

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Wayside

Clinton   [Map]

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

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Centreville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wayside

Located in Amite County (MS)

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wayside

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

Slaughter   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Wayside

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Gloster   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wayside

Located in Amite County (MS)

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wayside

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Norwood   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Wayside

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Wakefield   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Wayside

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

Communities Also Named Wayside ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Wayside - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Wayside. 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 Wayside. 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 Wayside.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About West Feliciana Parish

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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 Wayside, 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 Wayside - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wayside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9718, Longitude: -91.1946     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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