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Welcome to Georgetown ...
The location of Georgetown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Georgetown, you might consider that their post office opened in 1892.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Georgetown has a population of 323 people<3> (see below for details).
Georgetown is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Georgetown lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Georgetown is located in the (318) area code.
The ZIP code for Georgetown: 71432<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Georgetown had an population of 323 people. This is a decrease of 1.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Georgetown had a population of 327 people. This makes Georgetown the parish's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 327 people, the population of Georgetown increased 8.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 301 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Georgetown.
Communities Also Named Georgetown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Louisiana communities named Georgetown: This one is located in Grant Parish and the other is located in Iberia Parish.
Beyond Louisiana, there are 109 communities that are also named Georgetown - they are located in Alabama (5), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (9), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Georgetown.
Communities near Georgetown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Georgetown.
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 Georgetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Georgetown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Georgetown. 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 Georgetown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Georgetown. See our Newspapers Page for Georgetown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Georgetown ...
Looking for more information about Georgetown? 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 Georgetown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Georgetown.
Adding Georgetown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Georgetown 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 Georgetown was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Georgetown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Georgetown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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