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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Belcher is approximately 270 (2005), 263 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 107 (2000), 106 (2010).
The amount of land area in Belcher is 4.035 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Belcher is 1.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Belcher to Washington DC is 1068 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 227 miles. (as the crow flies)
Belcher is positioned 32.75 degrees north of the equator and 93.83 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Belcher elevation is 188 feet above sea level.
Belcher median income is $ 39,167 (2000).
The Belcher median home price is $ 64,500 (2000).
in northwest Louisiana
about 19 miles from Bossier City
and about 20 miles from Shreveport
. Other nearby communities include Benton
, Oil City
and Plain Dealing
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Belcher Historical Events 2003, October
My Name is Josie L. Nyirenda-DeCosta. I am an African-American. My
Father, Joseph B. Lindsey, Son of Moses E. Lindsey, was born in Belcher,
Louisiana. Moses E. Lindsey was once the Pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist
Church. Rev. J. B. Lindsey was born in 1894. Rev. Moses E. Lindsey was
over a hundred years old when he died. Mrs. Elenora Bradford was my
Grandmother's Aunt. We are talking about over a hundred years ago. I
came to Belcher once.
I am 83 years old. My history goes back more than a hundred years.
Submitted by Josie L. DeCosta
The population of Belcher was:
1990 - 249
2000 - 272
2005 - 270
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