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Winnfield, Louisiana

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The location of Winnfield

Welcome to Winnfield ...

The city of Winnfield is located in Winn Parish and is the Parish Seat for Winn Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Winnfield has a population of 4,362 people<2> (see below for details).

Winnfield is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Winnfield: (318)

The ZIP code for Winnfield: 71483<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winnfield had a population of 4,840 people (or 31.61% of the total population of Winn Parish). This makes Winnfield the parish's most populous community.

The population of Winnfield represents 0.11% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,840 people, the population of Winnfield decreased 15.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,749 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Winnfield had an population of 4,362 people. This is a decrease of 9.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Winnfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Goldonna   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Winnfield

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Tullos   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Winnfield

Located in La Salle Parish

Georgetown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Winnfield

Located in Grant Parish

Dodson   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Winnfield

Calvin   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Winnfield

Atlanta   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Winnfield

Sikes   [Map]

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

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Winnfield

Located in Jackson Parish

Saint Maurice   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Winnfield

Urania   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of Winnfield

Located in La Salle Parish

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

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 Winnfield. 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 Winnfield. 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 Winnfield. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winnfield ...

Looking for more information about Winnfield? 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 Winnfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Winnfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Winn Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Winnfield. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winnfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winnfield - 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 city (such as Winnfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winnfield 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winnfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Winnfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winnfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winnfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9240, Longitude: -92.6424     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winnfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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