Quitman Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Quitman


Quitman is a village in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 181. Quitman is 15 miles (24 km) south of Ruston on U.S. Highway 167, and 9 miles (14 km) north of Jonesboro, the parish seat of Jackson Parish. It is also adjacent to the Jackson Bienville Wildlife Area.

Quitman is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

East of Quitman is the Jimmie Davis Tabernacle, a gospel meeting hall. Behind the tabernacle are the grave sites of former Governor Jimmie Davis and his first wife, nee Alvern Adams. Davis was born and reared in the area in the since abandoned Beech Springs community.

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