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Welcome to Dutch Town ...

Dutch Town is located in Ascension Parish<1>.

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

Dutch Town is near sea level<3>.

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

Dutch Town lies within the (225) area code.

Communities Also Named Dutch Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Dutch Town - they are located in Indiana and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Dutch Town ...

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

  • Baton Rouge [East Baton Rouge Parish]
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    • Baton Rouge [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Dutch Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,052 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baton Rouge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baton Rouge<5>
  • Gonzales [Ascension Parish]
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    • Gonzales [Ascension Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Dutch Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gonzales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gonzales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gonzales<5>
  • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish]
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    • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Dutch Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,842 people
    • Former names for Denham Springs:
    • Amite Springs
    • Hill's Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denham Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denham Springs<5>
  • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish]
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    • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Dutch Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donaldsonville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish]
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      • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Dutch Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Gabriel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Gabriel<5>
    • Addis [West Baton Rouge Parish]
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      • Addis [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Dutch Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Addis<5>
    • Plaquemine [Iberville Parish]
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      • Plaquemine [Iberville Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Dutch Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plaquemine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plaquemine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plaquemine<5>
    • Walker [Livingston Parish]
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      • Walker [Livingston Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Dutch Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,302 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker
    • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish]
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      • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Dutch Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,720 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allen<5>
    • Brusly [West Baton Rouge Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brusly
      • Brusly [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Dutch Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brusly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brusly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brusly<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dutch Town ...

Looking for more information about Dutch Town? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dutch Town, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dutch Town.

Adding Dutch Town to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dutch Town 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 Dutch Town was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Ascension, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dutch Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Dutch Town) 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 Dutch Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dutch TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dutch Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2544, Longitude: -90.9887       In this case, the coordinates for Dutch Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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