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Welcome to Morganza ...

The village of Morganza is located in Pointe Coupee Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Morganza has a population of 582 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Morganza is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Morganza: (225)

The ZIP code for Morganza: 70759<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morganza had an population of 582 people. This is a decrease of 4.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morganza had a population of 610 people. This makes Morganza the parish's 4th most populous community.

The population of Morganza represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 217th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 610 people, the population of Morganza decreased 7.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 659 people).

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

Communities Also Named Morganza ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Morganza - they are located in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Morganza ...

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

  • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Roads
    • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Morganza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Roads<7>
  • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Francisville
    • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Morganza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,589 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francisville<7>
  • Livonia [Pointe Coupee Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livonia
    • Livonia [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Morganza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livonia<7>
  • Krotz Springs [Saint Landry Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krotz Springs
    • Krotz Springs [Saint Landry Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Morganza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Krotz Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Krotz Springs<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Melville [Saint Landry Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melville
      • Melville [Saint Landry Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Morganza
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melville<7>
    • Maringouin [Iberville Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maringouin
      • Maringouin [Iberville Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Morganza
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 966 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maringouin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maringouin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maringouin<7>
    • Fordoche [Pointe Coupee Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordoche
      • Fordoche [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Morganza
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordoche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordoche
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordoche<7>
    • Palmetto [Saint Landry Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
      • Palmetto [Saint Landry Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Morganza
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmetto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmetto<7>
    • Batchelor [Pointe Coupee Parish]
    • Dupont [Pointe Coupee Parish]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morganza ...

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

Adding Morganza to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Morganza

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Pointe Coupee, 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 have 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 Morganza.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morganza - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Morganza). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Morganza or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Morganza) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Morganza. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MorganzaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morganza. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7383, Longitude: -91.5920       In this case, the coordinates for Morganza have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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