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Overview

Introduction to Winnfield, Louisiana

Winnfield, Louisiana, in Winn county, is 60 miles SW of Monroe, Louisiana and 204 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Winnfield History

Native Americans settled in this area more than a thousand years ago. The area witnessed a number of Civil War battles. The city of Winnfield is known for politics, as three of its residents served as the Governor of Louisiana. The city is in Winn Parish, which was founded in 1852.

Winnfield and nearby Attractions

  • Shoppers Village Shopping Center
  • Pinecrest Recreation Center
  • Kisatchie National Forest
  • Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame
  • Earl K Long Memorial Park

Things To Do In Winnfield

The Pinecrest Recreation Center and the Earl K. Long Memorial Park come with facilities for picnics and other outdoor recreational activities. The Kisatchie National Forest is popular among locals. A visit to the Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame may be exciting to those interested in Winnfield’s history.

Winnfield Transportation

Alexandria International is the nearest major airport.

Winnfield Higher Education

Louisiana Technical College-Huey P. Long Campus is situated in Winnfield. The other nearby institutes of higher education near Winnfield include the Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University.

People

Total Population 4,666
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,533
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 37%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $24,875
% Above Poverty Level 61.5%
% Below Poverty Level 38.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.6%
Median Gross Rent $617
Median House Value $75,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.3%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 16.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winnfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles SW of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 204 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Winn
Standard Zip Codes 71483
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.925
Longitude -92.639

Winnfield 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 WINNFIELD 2 W
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station NATCHITOCHES
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Station JENA 4 WSW
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 59.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Winnfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Colgrade (71483)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atlanta 99 $73,750
Calvin 230 $44,063
Dodson 403 $27,000
Georgetown 389 $57,500
Goldonna 373 $56,250
Sikes 146 $0

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winnfield Public Libraries

Library
Winn Parish Library
205 WEST MAIN STREET
Winnfield, Louisiana
(318) 628-4478
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Winnfield Hospitals

WINN PARISH MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
301 W BOUNDARY
(318) 648-3207
Emergency Service: Yes

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Winnfield High Schools

WINNFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
631 THOMAS MILL ROAD
318-628-3056
Serves 481 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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