(East Baton Rouge Parish)
Welcome to Central ...
The city of Central is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Central has a population of 28,984 people<1> (see below for details).
Central is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Central lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Central: (225)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Central had a population of 26,864 people (which is 6.1% of the total population of East Baton Rouge Parish). This makes Central the parish's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Central represents 0.59% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 26,864 people, the population of Central has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 26,643 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Central had an population of 28,984 people. This is an increase of 7.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.79% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Central ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Central and not the distance if you drove.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Central.
Communities Also Named Central ...
While we believe that this Central is located in East Baton Rouge Parish, we know of another 2 Louisiana communities named Central. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Saint James and Terrebonne Parish.
Beyond Louisiana, there are 55 communities that are also named Central - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California, Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Central.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Central. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Central. 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 Central.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Central:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central ...
Looking for more information about Central? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Central, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Central.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Central. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Louisiana: www.louisiana.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Central.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Central - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Central. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Central) 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 Central. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Central
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5562, Longitude: -91.0352 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Central have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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