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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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,149
Male Share of the Population43.5%
Female Share of the Population56.5%
Senior Citizens19.4%
Employed Population 16+1,512
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married38.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.8%
Median Earnings25+$21,728
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,114
% Above Poverty Level63.3%
% Below Poverty Level36.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone42.5%
Median Gross Rent$513
Median House Value$73,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
African9.7%
Irish7.6%
German4%
English4%
French Except Basque2.3%
Portuguese0.6%
Scottish0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Italian0.3%
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Springhill Almanac

CategoryValue
County Webster Parish
Standard Zip Codes71075
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33
Approximate Longitude-93.46

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)

StationCOTTON VALLEY 5 NNW
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp32 to 55 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 77 F
Annual Precip53 inches
StationPLAIN DEALING
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp49 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp50 to 78 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationHOMER 3 SSW
Distance29.2 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip55.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cotton Valley1,139$26,853
Cullen1,024$22,344
Haynesville2,684$34,120
Plain Dealing903$44,875
Sarepta937$46,500
Shongaloo139$56,750

Springhill Hospitals

Springhill Medical Center
(Non-profit)
2001 Doctors Dr
(318) 539-1000

Springhill Public Schools

Brown Upper Elementary School
804 4th St. Sw
ZIP: 71075
(318) 539-2818
Primary
Total Enrollment 277
Browning Elementary School
505 Herrington Dr
ZIP: 71075
(318) 539-5663
Primary
Total Enrollment 354
North Webster High School
101 South Arkansas
ZIP: 71075
(318) 539-2563
High
Total Enrollment 547
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