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Welcome to Batchelor ...

Batchelor is located in Pointe Coupee Parish<1>.

Batchelor is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Batchelor: (225)

The ZIP code for Batchelor: 70715<3>

Communities near Batchelor ...

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

  • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish]
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    • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Batchelor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Roads<6>
  • Simmesport [Avoyelles Parish]
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    • Simmesport [Avoyelles Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Batchelor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,032 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simmesport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simmesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simmesport<6>
  • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish]
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    • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Batchelor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,589 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francisville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francisville<6>
  • Melville [Saint Landry Parish]
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    • Melville [Saint Landry Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Batchelor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fordoche [Pointe Coupee Parish]
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      • Fordoche [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Batchelor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordoche have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordoche
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordoche<6>
    • Morganza [Pointe Coupee Parish]
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      • Morganza [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Batchelor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 577 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganza have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganza
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganza<6>
    • Palmetto [Saint Landry Parish]
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      • Palmetto [Saint Landry Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Batchelor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmetto have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmetto<6>
    • Smithland [Pointe Coupee Parish]
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      • Smithland [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Batchelor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithland
    • Lettsworth [Pointe Coupee Parish]
    • Elba [Saint Landry Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elba
      • Elba [Saint Landry Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Batchelor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elba have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elba

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Batchelor ...

Looking for more information about Batchelor? 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 Batchelor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Batchelor.

Adding Batchelor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Batchelor 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 Batchelor was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Mentions & References for Batchelor

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About Pointe Coupee Parish

About Louisiana

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Batchelor. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Batchelor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Batchelor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Batchelor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Batchelor) 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 Batchelor. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BatchelorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Batchelor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8408, Longitude: -91.6610    
<5>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.
<6>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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