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Welcome to Lutcher ...

The town of Lutcher is located in Saint James Parish<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lutcher has a population of 3,187 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Lutcher is near sea level<3>.

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

Lutcher is located in the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Lutcher: 70071<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lutcher had an population of 3,187 people. This is a decrease of 10.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lutcher had a population of 3,559 people (which is 16.1% of the total population of Saint James Parish). This makes Lutcher the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lutcher represents 0.08% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,559 people, the population of Lutcher decreased 4.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,735 people).

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

Communities near Lutcher ...

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

  • Thibodaux [Lafourche Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thibodaux
    • Thibodaux [Lafourche Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Lutcher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thibodaux have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thibodaux
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thibodaux<7>
  • Gonzales [Ascension Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gonzales
    • Gonzales [Ascension Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Lutcher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gonzales have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gonzales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gonzales<7>
  • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldsonville
    • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Lutcher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donaldsonville<7>
  • Sorrento [Ascension Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sorrento
    • Sorrento [Ascension Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Lutcher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sorrento have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sorrento
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sorrento<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garyville [Saint John the Baptist Parish]
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      • Garyville [Saint John the Baptist Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Lutcher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garyville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garyville<7>
    • Hester [Saint James Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hester
      • Hester [Saint James Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Lutcher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hester
    • Convent [Saint James Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Convent
      • Convent [Saint James Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Lutcher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Convent have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Convent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Convent<7>
    • South Vacherie [Saint James Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Vacherie
      • South Vacherie [Saint James Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Lutcher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Vacherie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Vacherie
    • Uncle Sam [Saint James Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uncle Sam
      • Uncle Sam [Saint James Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Lutcher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uncle Sam have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uncle Sam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uncle Sam<7>
    • Burton Lane [Saint James Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burton Lane
      • Burton Lane [Saint James Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Lutcher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burton Lane

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lutcher ...

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

Adding Lutcher to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lutcher 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 Lutcher was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Lutcher on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Louisiana (1956).

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

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About Saint James Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint James Parish: www.stjamesla.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 Saint James, 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 Lutcher.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lutcher - 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 Lutcher). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lutcher 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lutcher) 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 Lutcher. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LutcherOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lutcher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0411, Longitude: -90.6982    
<6>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.
<7>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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