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Welcome to Grand Coteau ...

The town of Grand Coteau is located in Saint Landry Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Grand Coteau has a population of 919 people<2> (see below for details).

Grand Coteau was established in 1837.

The community of Grand Coteau is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Grand Coteau: (337)

The ZIP code for Grand Coteau: 70541<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grand Coteau had a population of 947 people. This makes Grand Coteau the parish's 10th most populous community.

The population of Grand Coteau represents 0.02% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 179th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 947 people, the population of Grand Coteau decreased 8.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,040 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Grand Coteau had an population of 919 people. This is a decrease of 2.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.63% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grand Coteau.

Communities near Grand Coteau ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Grand Coteau

Located in Lafayette Parish

Opelousas   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Grand Coteau

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Grand Coteau

Located in Lafayette Parish

Scott   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Grand Coteau

Located in Lafayette Parish

Breaux Bridge   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grand Coteau

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Rayne   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grand Coteau

Located in Acadia Parish

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Grand Coteau

Located in Acadia Parish

Port Barre   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grand Coteau

Henderson   [Map]

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

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Duson   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grand Coteau

Located in Lafayette Parish

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

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 Grand Coteau. 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 Grand Coteau. 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 Grand Coteau.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grand Coteau ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Saint Landry Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Grand Coteau.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grand Coteau - 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 Grand Coteau). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grand Coteau 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 from Point A (ie- Grand Coteau) 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 Grand Coteau. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grand Coteau

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grand Coteau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4202, Longitude: -92.0438     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grand Coteau have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 21 Sep 2019