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Winnsboro, Louisiana

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The location of Winnsboro

Welcome to Winnsboro ...

The city of Winnsboro is located in Franklin Parish and is the Parish Seat for Franklin Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Winnsboro has a population of 4,607 people<2> (see below for details).

Winnsboro is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Winnsboro: (318)

The ZIP code for Winnsboro: 71295<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winnsboro had a population of 4,910 people (which is 23.64% of the total population of Franklin Parish). This makes Winnsboro the parish's most populous community.

The population of Winnsboro represents 0.11% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,910 people, the population of Winnsboro decreased 8.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,344 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Winnsboro had an population of 4,607 people. This is a decrease of 6.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Winnsboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wisner   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Winnsboro

Mangham   [Map]

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

Located in Richland Parish

Gilbert   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Winnsboro

Baskin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Winnsboro

Chase   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Winnsboro

Swampers   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Winnsboro

Crowville   [Map]

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

Fort Necessity   [Map]

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

Jigger   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Winnsboro

Archibald   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Winnsboro

Located in Richland Parish

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

Communities Also Named Winnsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Winnsboro - they are located in South Carolina and Texas.

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

Websites for Winnsboro ...

Official Website:

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 Winnsboro. 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 Winnsboro. 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 Winnsboro. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winnsboro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Franklin Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Winnsboro:

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 Winnsboro.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winnsboro - 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 Winnsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winnsboro 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Winnsboro) 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 Winnsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winnsboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winnsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1655, Longitude: -91.7211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winnsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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