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Plaquemine, Louisiana

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The location of Plaquemine

Welcome to Plaquemine ...

The city of Plaquemine is located in Iberville Parish and is the Parish Seat for Iberville Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Plaquemine has a population of 6,621 people<2> (see below for details).

Plaquemine was established in 1775.

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

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

Plaquemine is located in the (225) area code.

The ZIP codes for Plaquemine: 70764-70765<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plaquemine had a population of 7,119 people (or 21.32% of the total population of Iberville Parish). This makes Plaquemine the parish's most populous community.

The population of Plaquemine represents 0.16% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,119 people, the population of Plaquemine has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,064 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Plaquemine had an population of 6,621 people. This is a decrease of 7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Plaquemine ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Plaquemine

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Plaquemine

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

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

Located in Ascension Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Plaquemine

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Plaquemine

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Plaquemine

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Plaquemine

Rosedale   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Plaquemine

Grosse Tete   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Plaquemine

Indian Village   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Plaquemine

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

Websites for Plaquemine ...

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 Plaquemine. 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 Plaquemine. 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 Plaquemine. Our list includes 24 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plaquemine ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Iberville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Plaquemine:

The official website for Iberville Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Plaquemine.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plaquemine - 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 Plaquemine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plaquemine or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Plaquemine includes: 70764 & 70765.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plaquemine) 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 Plaquemine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plaquemine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plaquemine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2834, Longitude: -91.2430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plaquemine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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