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Welcome to French Settlement ...

The village of French Settlement is located in Livingston Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, French Settlement has a population of 1,207 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of French Settlement.

French Settlement is near sea level<4>.

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

The telephone area code for French Settlement: (225)

The ZIP code for French Settlement: 70733<5>

Websites for French Settlement ...

Official Website: www.frenchsettlement-la.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, French Settlement had an population of 1,207 people. This is an increase of 8.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.72% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 945 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near French Settlement ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near French Settlement.

  • Gonzales [Ascension Parish]
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    • Gonzales [Ascension Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of French Settlement
    • 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<7>
  • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish]
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    • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of French Settlement
    • 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<7>
  • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish]
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    • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of French Settlement
    • 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<7>
  • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish]
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    • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of French Settlement
    • 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<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walker [Livingston Parish]
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      • Walker [Livingston Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of French Settlement
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,302 people
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    • Livingston [Livingston Parish]
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      • Livingston [Livingston Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of French Settlement
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<7>
    • Sorrento [Ascension Parish]
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      • Sorrento [Ascension Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of French Settlement
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,719 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sorrento have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sorrento
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sorrento<7>
    • Killian [Livingston Parish]
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      • Killian [Livingston Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of French Settlement
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killian
    • Albany [Livingston Parish]
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      • Albany [Livingston Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of French Settlement
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<7>
    • Springfield [Livingston Parish]
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      • Springfield [Livingston Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of French Settlement
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around French Settlement.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around French Settlement. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding French Settlement to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for French Settlement: www.frenchsettlement-la.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Livingston, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for French Settlement.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around French Settlement - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>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- French Settlement) 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 French Settlement. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from French SettlementOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for French Settlement have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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