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Mamou, Louisiana

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The location of Mamou

Welcome to Mamou ...

The town of Mamou is located in Evangeline Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mamou has a population of 3,163 people<2> (see below for details).

Mamou was established in 1907.

The community of Mamou is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mamou is within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Mamou: 70554<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mamou had a population of 3,242 people (which is 9.54% of the total population of Evangeline Parish). This makes Mamou the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Mamou represents 0.07% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,242 people, the population of Mamou decreased 9.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,566 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mamou had an population of 3,163 people. This is a decrease of 2.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mamou ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Eunice   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the South (S) of Mamou

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Oakdale   [Map]

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

Located in Allen Parish

Ville Platte   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mamou

Basile   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mamou

Pine Prairie   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Mamou

Elton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mamou

Located in Jefferson Davis Parish

Turkey Creek   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Mamou

Chataignier   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mamou

Duralde   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mamou

Bayou Chicot   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Mamou

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

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 Mamou. 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 Mamou. 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 Mamou.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mamou ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Evangeline Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Mamou.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mamou - 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 Mamou). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mamou 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 '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- Mamou) 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 Mamou. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mamou

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mamou. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6349, Longitude: -92.4179     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mamou have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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