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Welcome to Anchor ...

Anchor is located in Pointe Coupee Parish<1>.

The location of Anchor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Anchor is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Anchor lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Anchor: (225)

Communities Also Named Anchor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Anchor - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anchor.

Communities near Anchor ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anchor.

  • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zachary
    • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Anchor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zachary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zachary<5>
  • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker
    • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Anchor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baker<5>
  • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allen
    • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Anchor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,743 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allen<5>
  • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Roads
    • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Anchor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Roads<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
    • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Francisville
      • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,625 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francisville<5>
    • Livonia [Pointe Coupee Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livonia
      • Livonia [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,400 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livonia<5>
    • Maringouin [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maringouin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maringouin
      • Maringouin [Iberville Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 994 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maringouin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maringouin<5>
    • Fordoche [Pointe Coupee Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordoche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordoche
      • Fordoche [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordoche
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordoche<5>
    • Slaughter [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slaughter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slaughter
      • Slaughter [East Feliciana Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Anchor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slaughter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slaughter<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anchor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anchor.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anchor. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anchor.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anchor. See our Newspapers Page for Anchor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anchor ...

Looking for more information about Anchor? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Anchor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anchor.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Louisiana

About Pointe Coupee Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anchor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Pointe Coupee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anchor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anchor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anchor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6835, Longitude: -91.3551       In this case, the coordinates for Anchor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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