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Welcome to Napoleonville ...

The village of Napoleonville is located in Assumption Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Assumption Parish.


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


Napoleonville was established in 1807.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Napoleonville has a population of 587 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Napoleonville is near sea level<4>.

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

Napoleonville lies within the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Napoleonville: 70390<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Napoleonville had an population of 587 people. This is a decrease of 11.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Napoleonville had a population of 660 people. This makes Napoleonville the parish's most populous community.

The population of Napoleonville represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 660 people, the population of Napoleonville decreased 3.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 686 people).

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

Communities near Napoleonville ...

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

  • Thibodaux
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thibodaux have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thibodaux
    • Thibodaux is located in Lafourche Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thibodaux <6>
  • Morgan City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Donaldsonville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldsonville
    • Donaldsonville is located in Ascension Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,638 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donaldsonville <6>
  • Sorrento
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sorrento have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sorrento
    • Sorrento is located in Ascension Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,719 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sorrento <6>
  • White Castle
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Castle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Castle
    • White Castle is located in Iberville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,640 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Castle <6>
  • Paincourtville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Percle
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Percle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Percle
    • Percle is located in Assumption Parish
  • Plaincourtville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plaincourtville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plaincourtville
    • Plaincourtville is located in Assumption Parish
  • Attakapas Canal
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attakapas Canal
    • Attakapas Canal is located in Assumption Parish
  • Bayou Crab
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou Crab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou Crab
    • Bayou Crab is located in Assumption 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 Napoleonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Napoleonville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Napoleonville. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Napoleonville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Napoleonville ...

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

Adding Napoleonville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Napoleonville 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 Napoleonville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Napoleonville mentioned on a train schedule titled Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (August 1903).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Napoleonville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Napoleonville. 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 Assumption, 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 Napoleonville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Napoleonville - 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 Napoleonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Napoleonville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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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