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Welcome to New Roads ...

The city of New Roads is located in Pointe Coupee Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Pointe Coupee Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Roads has a population of 4,461 people<3> (see below for details).

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

New Roads is near sea level<4>.

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

New Roads is within the boundaries of the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for New Roads: 70760<5>

Websites for New Roads ...

Official Website: www.newroads.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Roads had an population of 4,461 people. This is a decrease of 7.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Roads had a population of 4,831 people (or 21.19% of the total population of Pointe Coupee Parish). This makes New Roads the parish's most populous community.

The population of New Roads represents 0.11% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,831 people, the population of New Roads decreased 2.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,966 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Roads.

Communities near New Roads ...

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

  • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish]
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    • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of New Roads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,417 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zachary<7>
  • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish]
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    • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of New Roads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,999 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baker<7>
  • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish]
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    • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of New Roads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish]
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    • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of New Roads
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francisville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Livonia [Pointe Coupee Parish]
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      • Livonia [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of New Roads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,399 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livonia<7>
    • Melville [Saint Landry Parish]
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      • Melville [Saint Landry Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of New Roads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,023 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melville<7>
    • Maringouin [Iberville Parish]
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      • Maringouin [Iberville Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of New Roads
      • 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]
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      • Fordoche [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of New Roads
      • 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>
    • Slaughter [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Slaughter [East Feliciana Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of New Roads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slaughter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slaughter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slaughter<7>
    • Rosedale [Iberville Parish]
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      • Rosedale [Iberville Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of New Roads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 729 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Rosedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Roads ...

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

Adding New Roads to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Roads 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 New Roads was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Pointe Coupee Parish

About Louisiana

The official website for New Roads: www.newroads.net/

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 New Roads.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Roads - 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 city (such as New Roads). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Roads 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Roads) 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 New Roads. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New RoadsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Roads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6959, Longitude: -91.4538       In this case, the coordinates for New Roads 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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