Athens Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

Athens: Village in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States

Athens locator map
Location of Athens on Louisiana map.

About

Athens is a village located in the county of Claiborne Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 249 and a population density of 111 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 269 inhabitants.

The village was created 119 years ago in 1901.

Geography

Athens is located at 32°39'2"N 93°1'33"W (32.6504300, -93.0257200).

Athens  LA  Town Hall IMG 3604 image
Athens LA Town Hall IMG 3604
Athens  LA  Town Hall IMG 3604 image

Athens map

Athens Quick Facts

Population : 269 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Claiborne Parish
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 2.24 km2
Altitude : 302 feet / 92 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1902 (119 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 04:42:07 (31st July 2021)
Postal code : 71003
Density : 120 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7.43% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Athens increased by 7.43% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 249 - census
2011 300 17% estimation process
2012 296 -1.35% estimation process
2013 292 -1.37% estimation process
2014 286 -2.1% estimation process
2015 283 -1.06% estimation process
2016 280 -1.07% estimation process
2017 276 -1.45% estimation process
2018 274 -0.73% estimation process
2019 269 -1.86% estimation process

Athens zip code is 71003. County name: Claiborne, County fips: 22027

People born in Athens (2)

People born in Athens, including Louisiana mayor Henry L. Bridges, supercentenarian Maggie Renfro, you can see a list of people who born in Athens.

Schools

College & universities near Athens

Code Name City ZIP
160010 Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden (LA) 71055-0000

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens

Code Name Address Type
SHR Shreveport, Louisiana 451 Clyde Fant Parkway BUS
SHG Shreveport, LA 408 Fannin Street BUS

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Claiborne Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Claiborne Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Homer 2,834 Town in Louisiana, United States
Haynesville 2,019 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Lisbon 167 Town in Louisiana, USA

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