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Welcome to Gonzales ...
The location of Gonzales has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Gonzales was established in 1855.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gonzales has a population of 11,002 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Gonzales is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Gonzales lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Gonzales is located in the (225) area code.
The ZIP codes for Gonzales: 70707, 70737<5>
Websites for Gonzales ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.ascensionchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Gonzales, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gonzales had an population of 11,002 people. This is an increase of 12.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.89% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gonzales had a population of 9,781 people (or 9.12% of the total population of Ascension Parish). This makes Gonzales the parish's most populous community.
The population of Gonzales represents 0.22% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,781 people, the population of Gonzales increased 19.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,156 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gonzales.
Communities Also Named Gonzales ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Gonzales - they are located in California, Florida (2), New Mexico and Texas (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gonzales.
Communities near Gonzales ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gonzales.
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 Gonzales. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gonzales.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gonzales. 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 Gonzales.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gonzales. See our Newspapers Page for Gonzales.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gonzales ...
Looking for more information about Gonzales? 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 Gonzales, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gonzales.
Adding Gonzales to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gonzales 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 Gonzales was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Gonzales in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Gonzales.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gonzales. 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/
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