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Welcome to Maringouin ...

The town of Maringouin is located in Iberville Parish<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Maringouin, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1902.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Maringouin has a population of 991 people<3> (see below for details).

Maringouin is near sea level<4>.

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

Maringouin is located in the (225) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Maringouin had an population of 991 people. This is a decrease of 9.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Maringouin had a population of 1,098 people. This makes Maringouin the parish's 4th most populous community.

The population of Maringouin represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 161st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,098 people, the population of Maringouin decreased 13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,262 people).

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

Communities Also Named Maringouin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Louisiana communities named Maringouin: This one is located in Iberville Parish and the other is located in Pointe Coupee Parish.

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

Communities near Maringouin ...

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

  • Addis
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addis
    • Addis is located in West Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,464 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Addis <5>
  • Port Allen
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • New Roads
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Brusly
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brusly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brusly
    • Brusly is located in West Baton Rouge Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brusly <5>
  • Livonia
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livonia
    • Livonia is located in Pointe Coupee Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,399 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livonia <5>
  • Krotz Springs
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Krotz Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krotz Springs
    • Krotz Springs is located in Saint Landry Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Krotz Springs <5>
  • Melville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Fordoche
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Rosedale
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
    • Rosedale is located in Iberville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 729 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale <5>
  • Grosse Tete
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grosse Tete have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grosse Tete
    • Grosse Tete is located in Iberville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 619 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grosse Tete <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maringouin ...

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

Adding Maringouin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Maringouin 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 Maringouin was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Maringouin post office opened in 1902.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Maringouin.

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

The official website for Iberville Parish: www.parish.iberville.la.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Iberville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Maringouin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maringouin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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