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.

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* 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
South Polk Elementary School
2 - 4 Public
North Polk Elementary School
PK - 1 Public
Gates School
8 - 12 Public
Pickering High School
7 - 12 Public
Pickering Elementary School
PK - 6 Public
West Leesville Elementary School
2 - 4 Public
First Assembly Christian Academy
PK - 5 Private
Faith Training Christian Academy
PK - 12 Private
Vernon Parish Optional School
7 - 12 Public
Leesville Residential-employment Services Ctr
KG - 12 Public
Leesville Junior High School
7 - 9 Public
Leesville High School
9 - 12 Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Leesville

1770 S 5th St Ste A
Leesville, LA 71446

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Cities Near Fort Polk

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

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