Marksville Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

Marksville: City in Louisiana

About

Marksville is a city located in the county of Avoyelles Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,702 and a population density of 456 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,271 inhabitants.

The city was created 228 years ago in 1793.

Marksville Quick Facts

Population : 5,271 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Avoyelles Parish
Postal code : 71351
Area : 12.5 km2
Altitude : 82 feet / 25 meters
Capital city : Marksville is capital of Avoyelles Parish
Establishment : January 01, 1794 (228 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:58:39 (28th May 2022)
Density : 422 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.18% (2010-2020)
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Location of Marksville on Louisiana map.
Avoyelles Parish Louisiana Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Marksville Highlighted locator map image
Avoyelles Parish Louisiana Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Marksville Highlighted
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Geography

Marksville is located at 31°7'41"N 92°3'58"W (31.1279700, -92.0662400).

Marksville map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Marksville decreased by 8.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,702 - census
2011 5,656 -0.81% estimation process
2012 5,622 -0.6% estimation process
2013 5,578 -0.79% estimation process
2014 5,533 -0.81% estimation process
2015 5,500 -0.6% estimation process
2016 5,484 -0.29% estimation process
2017 5,455 -0.53% estimation process
2018 5,387 -1.26% estimation process
2019 5,338 -0.92% estimation process
2020 5,271 -1.27% estimation process

Marksville zip code is 71351. County name: Avoyelles, County fips: 22009

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People born in Marksville (22)

People born in Marksville, including politician Elaine Schwartzenburg Edwards, blues harmonica player Little Walter, politician John Holmes Overton, .

List

  • Edwin Edwards (American politician, including Governor of Louisiana) he was born in 07/08/1927
  • Alvan Lafargue (American physician and mayor) he was born in 14/10/1883
  • Chad Lavalais (All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive lineman) he was born in 15/04/1979
  • D'Anthony Batiste (Player of American Football) he was born in 29/03/1982
  • F.O. "Potch" Didier (American sheriff) he was born in 17/11/1919
  • H. Claude Hudson (American businessman) he was born in 19/04/1886
  • Isaiah Greenhouse (American football player) he was born in 15/07/1987
  • Mel Didier (American baseball player, scout manager and executive) he was born in 15/06/1927
  • Proverb Jacobs (American football player (1935-2016)) he was born in 25/05/1935
  • Raymond Didier (American football and baseball coach, college athletics administrator) he was born in 07/01/1920
  • Raymond Laborde (American basketball player) he was born in 18/08/1927
  • Sherian Cadoria (First black female general in the United States Army) she was born in 26/01/1940
  • Harvey Fields (American lawyer and state senator) he was born in 31/05/1882
  • Malcolm Lafargue (American lawyer) he was born in 04/11/1908
  • Adolphe Lafargue (American politician) he was born in 03/10/1855
  • Alden J. Laborde he was born in 18/12/1915
  • Tommy Neck (American-football player (1939-2017)) he was born in 10/01/1939
  • Dylan Dauzat (actor) he was born in 02/11/1997

Schools in Marksville

College & universities near Marksville, LA

Code Name City ZIP
159382 Louisiana State University-Alexandria Alexandria (LA) 71302-9121

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Marksville, LA

Code Name Address Type
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS

Post offices near Marksville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Marksvill Post Office Marksville (LA) 71351

Other cities in Avoyelles Parish

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

City Name Population Title
Broussard 13,076 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette and St.
Bunkie 3,826 City in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States
Simmesport 2,032 Town in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States
Cottonport 1,867 Town in the United States
Mansura 1,342 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Moreauville 849 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Hessmer 749 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Plaucheville 228 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Marksville distances to largest Louisiana cities