Fort Polk

Fort Polk, Louisiana

Included zipcodes 70656 71459

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Polk is a United States Army installation located in Vernon Parish, approximately ten miles east of Leesville, Louisiana, and thirty miles north of DeRidder in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana. It was named in honor of the Right Reverend Leonidas Polk, the first Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Louisiana, and a distinguished Confederate general in the American Civil War. The post encompasses approximately 198,000 acres. Of this, 100,000 acres are owned by the Department of the Army and 98,125 acres by the U.S. Forest Service, mostly in the Kisatchie National Forest. Fort Polk is the only Combat Training Center that also trains and deploys combat units.

Population
9,635
Military Population
3,346
Avg. Home Price
N/A
Avg. Monthly Rent
$986
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
South Polk Elementary School
1665 Louisiana Ave LEESVILLE, LA 71459
Grade
2 - 4
School Type
Public
North Polk Elementary School
4978 University Parkway FORT POLK, LA 71459
Grade
PK - 1
School Type
Public
Gates School
15112 Lake Charles Hwy LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
8 - 12
School Type
Public
Pickering High School
180 Lebleu Rd LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
7 - 12
School Type
Public
Pickering Elementary School
116 Lebleu Rd LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
West Leesville Elementary School
1200 Abe Allen Memorial Dr LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
2 - 4
School Type
Public
First Assembly Christian Academy
1201 S 9th St LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Private
Faith Training Christian Academy
603 E Mechanic St LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
PK - 12
School Type
Private
Vernon Parish Optional School
401 Nolan Trace LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
7 - 12
School Type
Public
Leesville Residential-employment Services Ctr
401 West Texas Hwy LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
KG - 12
School Type
Public
Leesville Junior High School
480 Berry Ave LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
7 - 9
School Type
Public
Leesville High School
502 Berry Ave LEESVILLE, LA 71446
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
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1770 S 5th St Ste A
Leesville, LA 71446

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Cities Near Fort Polk

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Fort Polk North
4.2 miles
Distance
4.2 miles
Population
2,625
Avg. Home Price
N/A
Avg. Rent
$905
DeRidder
15.0 miles
Distance
15.0 miles
Population
10,846
Avg. Home Price
$120,400
Avg. Rent
$654
Leesville
7.1 miles
Distance
7.1 miles
Population
6,656
Avg. Home Price
$89,200
Avg. Rent
$648
New Llano
4.9 miles
Distance
4.9 miles
Population
2,606
Avg. Home Price
$92,800
Avg. Rent
$644
Rosepine
10.0 miles
Distance
10.0 miles
Population
1,855
Avg. Home Price
$83,800
Avg. Rent
$667
Anacoco
16.1 miles
Distance
16.1 miles
Population
1,077
Avg. Home Price
$107,800
Avg. Rent
$564
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