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Welcome to Atchafalaya ...

Atchafalaya is located in Saint Martin Parish<1>.

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

Atchafalaya is near sea level<3>.

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

Atchafalaya is located in the (337) area code.

Communities near Atchafalaya ...

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

  • Lafayette [Lafayette Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Lafayette Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Atchafalaya
    • Estimated population in 2019: 126,185 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<5>
  • Broussard [Lafayette Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broussard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broussard
    • Broussard [Lafayette Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Atchafalaya
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broussard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broussard<5>
  • Carencro [Lafayette Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carencro
    • Carencro [Lafayette Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Atchafalaya
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,449 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carencro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carencro<5>
  • Breaux Bridge [Saint Martin Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breaux Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breaux Bridge
    • Breaux Bridge [Saint Martin Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Atchafalaya
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,148 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breaux Bridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breaux Bridge<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Martinville [Saint Martin Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Martinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Martinville
      • Saint Martinville [Saint Martin Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Atchafalaya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,820 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Martinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Martinville<5>
    • Henderson [Saint Martin Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Saint Martin Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Atchafalaya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,795 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<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 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Atchafalaya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,400 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livonia<5>
    • Krotz Springs [Saint Landry Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Krotz Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krotz Springs
      • Krotz Springs [Saint Landry Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Atchafalaya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,176 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Krotz Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Krotz Springs<5>
    • Leonville [Saint Landry Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leonville
      • Leonville [Saint Landry Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Atchafalaya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,102 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leonville<5>
    • Arnaudville [Saint Landry Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arnaudville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnaudville
      • Arnaudville [Saint Landry Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Atchafalaya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,046 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnaudville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arnaudville<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 Atchafalaya. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atchafalaya.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atchafalaya. 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 Atchafalaya.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atchafalaya ...

Looking for more information about Atchafalaya? 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 Atchafalaya, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atchafalaya.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Saint Martin Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Martin Parish: www.stmartinparish-la.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Saint Martin, 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 Atchafalaya - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atchafalaya) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atchafalaya. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3460, Longitude: -91.7232       In this case, the coordinates for Atchafalaya 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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