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Welcome to Carville ...

Carville is located in Iberville Parish.

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

Carville is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Carville: (225)

The ZIP code for Carville: 70721<3>

Communities near Carville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Carville

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Carville

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Carville

Located in Ascension Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

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

Addis   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Carville

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Carville

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Carville

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Carville

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Carville

Located in Ascension Parish

French Settlement   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carville

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Communities Also Named Carville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Carville - they are located in Illinois and Maryland.

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

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 Carville. 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 Carville. 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 Carville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carville ...

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

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About Iberville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Iberville Parish: www.parish.iberville.la.us/

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

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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Carville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2174, Longitude: -91.0962     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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