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Welcome to Lockport ...

The town of Lockport is located in Lafourche Parish<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lockport has a population of 2,415 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lockport.

Lockport is near sea level<3>.

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

Lockport is located in the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Lockport: 70374<4>

Websites for Lockport ...

Official Website: www.townoflockport.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lockport had an population of 2,415 people. This is a decrease of 6.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.96% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (which had a count of 2,624 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Lockport ...

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

  • Houma [Terrebonne Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houma
    • Houma [Terrebonne Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Lockport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houma<6>
  • Thibodaux [Lafourche Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thibodaux
    • Thibodaux [Lafourche Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thibodaux have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thibodaux
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thibodaux<6>
  • Gheens [Lafourche Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gheens
    • Gheens [Lafourche Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Lockport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gheens have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gheens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gheens<6>
  • Raceland [Lafourche Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raceland
    • Raceland [Lafourche Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raceland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raceland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raceland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bourg [Terrebonne Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bourg
      • Bourg [Terrebonne Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bourg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bourg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bourg<6>
    • Godchaux [Lafourche Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Godchaux
      • Godchaux [Lafourche Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Godchaux have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Godchaux
    • Raceland Junction [Lafourche Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raceland Junction
      • Raceland Junction [Lafourche Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raceland Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raceland Junction
    • Bayou Blue [Lafourche Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou Blue
      • Bayou Blue [Lafourche Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou Blue
    • Larose [Lafourche Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larose
      • Larose [Lafourche Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larose have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Larose<6>
    • Montegut [Terrebonne Parish]

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lockport.

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

Adding Lockport to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Lockport on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Lockport

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Lafourche Parish

About Louisiana

The official website for Lockport: www.townoflockport.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Lafourche, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lockport.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lockport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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).
<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- Lockport) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lockport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LockportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lockport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6436, Longitude: -90.5387    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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