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New Roads, Louisiana

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Welcome to New Roads ...

The city of New Roads is located in Pointe Coupee Parish 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).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, New Roads has a population of 4,553 people<2> (see below for details).

New Roads is near sea level<3>.

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

New Roads lies within the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for New Roads: 70760<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, New Roads had an population of 4,553 people. This is a decrease of 5.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near New Roads ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the East (E) of New Roads

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Roads

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of New Roads

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of New Roads

Located in West Feliciana Parish

Livonia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of New Roads

Melville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of New Roads

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Maringouin   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of New Roads

Located in Iberville Parish

Slaughter   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of New Roads

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Fordoche   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of New Roads

Rosedale   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of New Roads

Located in Iberville Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for New Roads.

Websites for New Roads ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Roads. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Roads.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Roads.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Roads - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<5>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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Roads

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Roads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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