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Downsville, Louisiana
Village of Downsville
Location of Downsville in Union Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Downsville in Union Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parishes Lincoln, Union
 • Total 0.74 sq mi (1.93 km2)
 • Land 0.74 sq mi (1.93 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
253 ft (77 m)
 • Total 120
 • Density 161.29/sq mi (62.30/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 318
FIPS code 22-21450

Downsville is a village in Lincoln and Union parishes in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population as of the 2010 census was 143, an increase from 118 in the 2000 census.

The Lincoln Parish portion of Downsville is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area, while the Union Parish portion is part of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area Downsville is made up of many communities. Downtown Downsville, Holmesville, Point- Wilhite, Mt.Ararat Baptist Church Community. There are several more.


Downsville is located at 32°37′38″N 92°24′52″W / 32.62722°N 92.41444°W / 32.62722; -92.41444 (32.627112, -92.414483).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 213
1990 101 −52.6%
2000 118 16.8%
2010 141 19.5%
2020 120 −14.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

According to the census of 2010, the population grew to 141 people.

2020 census

Downsville racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 101 84.17%
Native American 3 2.5%
Asian 3 2.5%
Other/Mixed 5 4.17%
Hispanic or Latino 8 6.67%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 120 people, 49 households, and 35 families residing in the village.


Union Parish residents are assigned to Union Parish Public Schools's Downsville Community Charter School (K-12).

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