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Patterson, Louisiana

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Welcome to Patterson ...

The city of Patterson is located in Saint Mary Parish.

The location of Patterson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Patterson has a population of 5,839 people<2> (see below for details).

Patterson was established in 1832.

The community of Patterson is near sea level<3>.

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

Patterson is located in the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Patterson: 70392<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Patterson had a population of 6,112 people (or 11.18% of the total population of Saint Mary Parish). This makes Patterson the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Patterson represents 0.13% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,112 people, the population of Patterson increased 19.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,130 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Patterson had an population of 5,839 people. This is a decrease of 4.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Patterson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Patterson - they are located in Arkansas (4), California (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Patterson. 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 Patterson. 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 Patterson. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Patterson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Patterson ...

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

Communities near Patterson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Morgan City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the East (E) of Patterson

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Patterson

Baldwin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Patterson

Berwick   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Patterson

Ricohoc   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Patterson

Fairville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Patterson

Maria   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Patterson

Verdunville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Patterson

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Patterson

Garden City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Patterson

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Patterson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Patterson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Patterson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Patterson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Patterson) 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 Patterson. 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 Patterson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Patterson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6909, Longitude: -91.3095     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Patterson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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