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Welcome to Wise ...

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

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


Wise would have been located within present day Lincoln Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wise is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Wise still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Wise ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Wise

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Wise

Farmerville   [Map]

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

Located in Union Parish

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Wise

Located in Bienville Parish

Bernice   [Map]

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

Located in Union Parish

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wise

Dubach   [Map]

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

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Wise

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wise

Athens   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Wise

Located in Claiborne Parish

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

Communities Also Named Wise ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Wise - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina (2), Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Wise. 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 Wise. 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 Wise.

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

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About Lincoln Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lincoln Parish: www.lincolnparish.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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 Wise, 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 Wise - 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 from Point A (ie- Wise) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wise. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6960, Longitude: -92.7307     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wise have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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