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Overview

Introduction to Springhill, Louisiana

Springhill, Louisiana, in Webster county, is 37 miles NE of Shreveport, Louisiana and 194 miles E of Dallas, Texas. The city is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area. Springhill has a population of 5,439.

Springhill History

The city of Springhill is in Webster Parish. Initially a town, this city was established in the year 1896. William Farmer, Samuel Monzingo, J. A. Byrnes and Joseph Murrell were among the first settlers in the area. In the year 1894, Springhill was known as Barefoot, Louisiana. Mrs. Maxwell assigned the name on the basis of her observations that many men in the community left for work without shoes. The city of Springhill was finally incorporated in the year 1902.

Springhill and nearby Attractions

  • Discovery Place
  • Museum of Regional History
  • Sci - Port Discovery Center
  • Tex - Ark Antique Auto Museum
  • Atlanta State Park
  • Lake Claiborne State Park

Things To Do In Springhill

Tourists can visit the Museum of Regional History to learn more about the history of the city. The Atlanta State Park is another tourist attraction that offers facilities swimming, camping, fishing and biking. At the Tex-Ark Antique Museum, one can view a number of the antique autos.

Springhill Transportation

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is nearby.

Springhill Higher Education

Higher education is available at the Centenary College of Louisiana, Louisiana State University, Southern University at Shreveport, Texarkana College and Texas A & M University.

People

Total Population 5,239
Male Share of the Population 45.4%
Female Share of the Population 54.6%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,678
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 41.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $21,502
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,977
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,962

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,328
% Above Poverty Level 64.7%
% Below Poverty Level 35.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $494
Median House Value $82,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.1%
Irish 13.2%

Springhill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NE of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Webster
Metro Area Shreveport - Bossier City
Standard Zip Codes 71075
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.005
Longitude -93.466

Springhill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COTTON VALLEY 5 NNW
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station PLAIN DEALING
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station HOMER 3 SSW
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cotton Valley 961 $35,000
Cullen 937 $12,132
Haynesville 2,548 $44,250
Plain Dealing 907 $41,111
Sarepta 919 $58,750
Shongaloo 181 $55,938

Springhill Hospitals

SPRINGHILL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
2001 DOCTORS DRIVE
(318) 539-1014
Emergency Service: Yes

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Springhill High Schools

SPRINGHILL HIGH SCHOOL
507 WEST CHURCH STREET
318-539-2563
Serves 384 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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