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Welcome to Louisville ...

So far, we have found very little information about Louisville. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Louisville to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Louisville, please Contact Us.


Louisville would have been located within present day Ascension Parish.

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

When the people of Louisville referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Louisvillian<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Louisville is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Louisville was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Louisville still existed, it would have been in the (225) area code.

Communities near Louisville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Louisville

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Louisville

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Louisville

Located in Livingston Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Louisville

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Louisville

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Louisville

Located in Iberville Parish

Walker   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Louisville

Located in Livingston Parish

Addis   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Louisville

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

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

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Louisville

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

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

Communities Also Named Louisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Louisville: This one is located in Ascension Parish and the other is located in Ouachita Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 26 communities that are also named Louisville - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

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 Louisville. 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 Louisville. 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 Louisville.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Louisville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Louisville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Louisville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Louisville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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- Louisville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Louisville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2249, Longitude: -91.0009     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Louisville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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