Calhoun, Louisiana

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Calhoun, Louisiana
Census-designated place
First Baptist Church of Calhoun
First Baptist Church of Calhoun
Coordinates: 32°30′46″N 92°21′31″W / 32.51278°N 92.35861°W / 32.51278; -92.35861Coordinates: 32°30′46″N 92°21′31″W / 32.51278°N 92.35861°W / 32.51278; -92.35861
Country  United States
State  Louisiana
Parish Ouachita
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 318


Calhoun welcome sign

Calhoun is a census-designated place in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States. Its elevation is 177 feet (54 m), and it is located at 32°30′46″N 92°21′31″W / 32.51278°N 92.35861°W / 32.51278; -92.35861 (32.5126469, -92.3584744).[1] At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Calhoun, LA was 1,965.[2]

Calhoun is located along the south side of Interstate 20 west of West Monroe.[citation needed] The community is named for an original settler and landowner, Archie Calhoun.

Former U.S. Representative Newt V. Mills of Louisiana was born in Calhoun,[3] as was the late Caddo Parish Sheriff James M. Goslin.[4]

Arkansas Republican former State Chairman Ken Coon was reared in Calhoun.

Zach Dasher, a candidate for Louisiana's 5th congressional district seat in the November 4 primary election, resides in Calhoun.

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