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French Settlement, Louisiana

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The location of French Settlement

Welcome to French Settlement ...

The village of French Settlement is located in Livingston Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, French Settlement has a population of 1,174 people<2> (see below for details).

French Settlement is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for French Settlement: (225)

The ZIP code for French Settlement: 70733<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, French Settlement had a population of 1,116 people. This makes French Settlement the parish's 5th most populous community.

The population of French Settlement represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,116 people, the population of French Settlement increased 18.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 945 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, French Settlement had an population of 1,174 people. This is an increase of 5.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.23% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for French Settlement.

Communities near French Settlement ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of French Settlement

Located in Ascension Parish

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of French Settlement

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of French Settlement

Located in Ascension Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of French Settlement

Located in Iberville Parish

Walker   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of French Settlement

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of French Settlement

Located in Saint James Parish

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of French Settlement

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of French Settlement

Located in Ascension Parish

Killian   [Map]

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

Albany   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of French Settlement

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

Communities Also Named French Settlement ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named French Settlement - they are located in Maine, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Websites for French Settlement ...

Official Website:

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 French Settlement. 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 French Settlement. 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 French Settlement.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for French Settlement ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 French Settlement.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around French Settlement - 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 village (such as French Settlement). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether French Settlement 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 '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- French Settlement) 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 French Settlement. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from French Settlement

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in French Settlement. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3328, Longitude: -90.8124     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for French Settlement have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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