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Welcome to Natchitoches ...
The location of Natchitoches has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Natchitoches has a population of 17,831 people<2> (see below for details).
Natchitoches was established in 1714.
The community of Natchitoches is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Natchitoches lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Natchitoches: (318)
The ZIP codes for Natchitoches: 71457-71458, 71497<4>
Websites for Natchitoches ...
Official Website: www.ci.natchitoches.la.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.natchitocheschamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Natchitoches had an population of 17,831 people. This is a decrease of 2.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Natchitoches had a population of 18,323 people (or 46.31% of the total population of Natchitoches Parish). This makes Natchitoches the parish's most populous community.
The population of Natchitoches represents 0.4% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,323 people, the population of Natchitoches increased 2.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 17,865 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Natchitoches.
Communities near Natchitoches ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Natchitoches.
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 Natchitoches. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Natchitoches.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Natchitoches. 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 Natchitoches.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Natchitoches. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Natchitoches.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Natchitoches ...
Looking for more information about Natchitoches? 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 Natchitoches, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Natchitoches.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Natchitoches: www.ci.natchitoches.la.us/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 07 Apr 2020