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 Two helpful guides to Louisiana place-names are:



  • Gibson, Dennis A., ed. Index to Louisiana Place Names Mentioned in the War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Lafayette, Louisiana: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1975. (Family History Library book 976.3 E5i.)
  • Hansen, Harry, ed. Louisiana: A Guide to the State. New York, NY: Hastings House, 1971. (Family History Library book 976.3 E6h.) This is a revised edition of a 1941 WPA publication.

For river and bayou landings, see:

  • Adams, Louis A. Adam's Directory of Points and Landings on Rivers and Bayous in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. (includes Tennessee) New Orleans : W.L. Murray, 1877. Digital version at Internet Archive.