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Welcome to Lobdell ...

Lobdell is located in West Baton Rouge Parish<1>.

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

Lobdell is near sea level<3>.

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

Lobdell lies within the (225) area code.

Communities Also Named Lobdell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Lobdell - they are located in Kansas, Mississippi, Nevada and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Lobdell ...

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

  • Baton Rouge (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baton Rouge
    • Baton Rouge lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lobdell and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,052 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baton Rouge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baton Rouge<5>
  • Central (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Lobdell and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,450 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<5>
  • Zachary (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zachary
    • Zachary lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lobdell and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,417 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zachary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zachary<5>
  • Baker (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Baker lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Lobdell and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,999 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baker<5>
  • Denham Springs (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denham Springs
    • Denham Springs lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Lobdell and is located in Livingston Parish
    • 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<5>
  • Saint Gabriel (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Gabriel
    • Saint Gabriel lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Lobdell and is located in Iberville Parish
    • 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<5>
  • Addis (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addis
    • Addis lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Lobdell and is located in West Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,464 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Addis<5>
  • Plaquemine (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plaquemine
    • Plaquemine lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Lobdell and is located in Iberville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,384 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plaquemine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plaquemine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plaquemine<5>
  • Port Allen (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allen
    • Port Allen lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Lobdell and is located in West Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allen<5>
  • New Roads (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Roads
    • New Roads lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Lobdell and is located in Pointe Coupee Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Roads<5>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lobdell. 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 Lobdell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lobdell. See our Newspapers Page for Lobdell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lobdell ...

Looking for more information about Lobdell? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lobdell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lobdell.

Adding Lobdell to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About West Baton Rouge Parish

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

The official website for West Baton Rouge Parish: www.wbrcouncil.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including West Baton Rouge, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lobdell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lobdell) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lobdell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4949, Longitude: -91.2534       In this case, the coordinates for Lobdell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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