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Baldwin, Louisiana

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The location of Baldwin

Welcome to Baldwin ...

The town of Baldwin is located in Saint Mary Parish.

The location of Baldwin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Baldwin has a population of 2,244 people<2> (see below for details).

Baldwin is near sea level<3>.

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

Baldwin is located in the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Baldwin: 70514<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baldwin had a population of 2,436 people. This makes Baldwin the parish's 5th most populous community.

The population of Baldwin represents 0.05% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,436 people, the population of Baldwin decreased 2.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,497 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Baldwin had an population of 2,244 people. This is a decrease of 7.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.13% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Baldwin.

Communities Also Named Baldwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Baldwin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York (3), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baldwin. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baldwin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baldwin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Baldwin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baldwin ...

Looking for more information about Baldwin? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Baldwin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baldwin.

Communities near Baldwin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Iberia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Baldwin

Located in Iberia Parish

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Baldwin

Patterson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Baldwin

Jeanerette   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Baldwin

Located in Iberia Parish

Loreauville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Baldwin

Located in Iberia Parish

Caffery   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Baldwin

Sterling   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Baldwin

Irish Bend   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Baldwin

Garden City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Baldwin

Glencoe   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Baldwin

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Baldwin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baldwin.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baldwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Baldwin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Baldwin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Baldwin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Baldwin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Baldwin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baldwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8389, Longitude: -91.5522     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baldwin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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