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Yawn, Louisiana

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The location of Yawn

Welcome to Yawn ...

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

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

Yawn would have been located within present day Livingston Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Yawn is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Yawn would have been located in the (225) area code.

Communities near Yawn ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hammond   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Yawn

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Ponchatoula   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Yawn

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Walker   [Map]

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

Amite City   [Map]

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

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Yawn

Independence   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Yawn

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Killian   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Yawn

Roseland   [Map]

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

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Albany   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Yawn

Tangipahoa   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Yawn

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

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 Yawn. 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 Yawn. 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 Yawn.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yawn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6174, Longitude: -90.5937     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yawn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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