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Welcome to Baldwin ...

The town of Baldwin is located in Saint Mary Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Baldwin has a population of 2,190 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Baldwin.

Baldwin is near sea level<4>.

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

Baldwin is within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Baldwin: 70514<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baldwin had an population of 2,190 people. This is a decrease of 10.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.29% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

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.

Communities near Baldwin ...

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

  • New Iberia [Iberia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Iberia
    • New Iberia [Iberia Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,032 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Iberia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Iberia<7>
  • Franklin [Saint Mary Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Saint Mary Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<7>
  • Patterson [Saint Mary Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson
    • Patterson [Saint Mary Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patterson<7>
  • Jeanerette [Iberia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeanerette
    • Jeanerette [Iberia Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Baldwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeanerette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeanerette<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Loreauville [Iberia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loreauville
      • Loreauville [Iberia Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Baldwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loreauville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loreauville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loreauville<7>
    • Caffery [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caffery
      • Caffery [Saint Mary Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Baldwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caffery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caffery
    • Sterling [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterling
      • Sterling [Saint Mary Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Baldwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sterling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterling
    • Irish Bend [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irish Bend
      • Irish Bend [Saint Mary Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Baldwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irish Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irish Bend
    • Garden City [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Saint Mary Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Baldwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<7>
    • Glencoe [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
      • Glencoe [Saint Mary Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Baldwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe

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 Baldwin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Baldwin.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Baldwin.

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

Adding Baldwin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Baldwin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Baldwin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Baldwin

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Baldwin on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Baldwin

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Saint Mary Parish

About Louisiana

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baldwin. 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 Saint Mary, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baldwin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baldwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 BaldwinOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Baldwin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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