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Welcome to Donaldsonville ...
The location of Donaldsonville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Donaldsonville was established in 1806.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Donaldsonville has a population of 8,529 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Donaldsonville is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Donaldsonville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Donaldsonville is located in the (225) area code.
The ZIP code for Donaldsonville: 70346<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Donaldsonville had an population of 8,529 people. This is an increase of 14.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Donaldsonville had a population of 7,436 people (which is 6.94% of the total population of Ascension Parish). This makes Donaldsonville the parish's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Donaldsonville represents 0.16% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,436 people, the population of Donaldsonville decreased 2.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,605 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Donaldsonville.
Communities Also Named Donaldsonville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Donaldsonville - they are located in Arkansas and Indiana.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Donaldsonville.
Communities near Donaldsonville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Donaldsonville.
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 Donaldsonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Donaldsonville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Donaldsonville. 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 Donaldsonville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Donaldsonville. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Donaldsonville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donaldsonville ...
Looking for more information about Donaldsonville? 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 Donaldsonville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Donaldsonville.
Adding Donaldsonville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Donaldsonville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Donaldsonville was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Donaldsonville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Donaldsonville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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