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Westwood, Louisiana
(Ouachita Parish)

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The location of Westwood

Welcome to Westwood ...

Westwood is located in Ouachita Parish.

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

Westwood is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Westwood is located in the (318) area code.

Communities near Westwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the East (E) of Westwood

West Monroe   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Westwood

Richwood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Westwood

Sterlington   [Map]

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

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Westwood

Located in Lincoln Parish

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Westwood

Located in Jackson Parish

Eros   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Westwood

Located in Jackson Parish

Downsville   [Map]

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

Located in Union Parish

Pino Bayou Village   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Westwood

Calhoun   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Westwood

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

Communities Also Named Westwood ...

While we believe that this Westwood is located in Ouachita Parish, we know of another 2 Louisiana communities named Westwood. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Calcasieu and Tensas Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 81 communities that are also named Westwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (5), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (10), Ohio (5), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Quebec, South Carolina (5), Tennessee (3), Texas, Utah (2), Virginia (6) and Washington (2).

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

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 Westwood. 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 Westwood. 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 Westwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westwood ...

Looking for more information about Westwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Westwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Westwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4788, Longitude: -92.1960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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