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Welcome to Lutcher ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Lutcher, you might consider that their post office opened in 1891.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lutcher has a population of 3,187 people<2> (see below for details).
Lutcher is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Lutcher lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Lutcher: (225)
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 (or 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lutcher was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Lutcher on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lutcher.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Saint James Parish: www.stjamesla.com/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023