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Fordoche, Louisiana

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The location of Fordoche

Welcome to Fordoche ...

The town of Fordoche is located in Pointe Coupee Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fordoche has a population of 901 people<2> (see below for details).

Fordoche is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Fordoche: (225)

The ZIP code for Fordoche: 70732<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fordoche had a population of 928 people. This makes Fordoche the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fordoche represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 928 people, the population of Fordoche has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 933 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fordoche had an population of 901 people. This is a decrease of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.43% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fordoche.

Communities near Fordoche ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Roads   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Fordoche

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fordoche

Located in West Feliciana Parish

Livonia   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fordoche

Krotz Springs   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fordoche

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Melville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fordoche

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Maringouin   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fordoche

Located in Iberville Parish

Rosedale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fordoche

Located in Iberville Parish

Grosse Tete   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fordoche

Located in Iberville Parish

Morganza   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Fordoche

Palmetto   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fordoche

Located in Saint Landry Parish

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

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 Fordoche. 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 Fordoche. 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 Fordoche.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fordoche ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fordoche.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fordoche - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 town (such as Fordoche). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fordoche or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Fordoche) 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 Fordoche. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fordoche

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fordoche. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5942, Longitude: -91.6181     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fordoche have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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