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Lockport, Louisiana

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The location of Lockport

Welcome to Lockport ...

The town of Lockport is located in Lafourche Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lockport has a population of 2,452 people<2> (see below for details).

Lockport is near sea level<3>.

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

Lockport lies within the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Lockport: 70374<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lockport had a population of 2,578 people. This makes Lockport the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lockport represents 0.06% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,578 people, the population of Lockport decreased 1.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,624 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lockport had an population of 2,452 people. This is a decrease of 4.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.55% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lockport.

Communities near Lockport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Houma   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Lockport

Located in Terrebonne Parish

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lockport

Gheens   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lockport

Raceland   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lockport

Bourg   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lockport

Located in Terrebonne Parish

Bayou Blue   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Lockport

Larose   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lockport

Montegut   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Lockport

Located in Terrebonne Parish

Bayou Cane   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Lockport

Located in Terrebonne Parish

Bayou Gauche   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lockport

Located in Saint Charles Parish

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

Communities Also Named Lockport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Lockport - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (2), New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (6) and Tennessee.

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

Websites for Lockport ...

Official Website:

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 Lockport. 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 Lockport. 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 Lockport.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lockport ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lafourche Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lockport:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Lockport.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lockport - 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 Lockport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lockport 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lockport) 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 Lockport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lockport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lockport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6418, Longitude: -90.5380     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lockport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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