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Welcome to Plaquemine ...

The city of Plaquemine is located in Iberville Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Iberville Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plaquemine has a population of 6,539 people<3> (see below for details).

Plaquemine was established in 1775.

The community of Plaquemine is near sea level<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Plaquemine: (225)

The ZIP codes for Plaquemine: 70764-70765<5>

Websites for Plaquemine ...

Official Website: www.plaquemine.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plaquemine had an population of 6,539 people. This is a decrease of 8.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.43% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 7,064 people).

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

Communities near Plaquemine ...

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

  • Baton Rouge [East Baton Rouge Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baton Rouge
    • Baton Rouge [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Plaquemine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 220,236 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baton Rouge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baton Rouge<7>
  • Gonzales [Ascension Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gonzales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gonzales
    • Gonzales [Ascension Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Plaquemine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gonzales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gonzales<7>
  • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldsonville
    • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Plaquemine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,441 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donaldsonville<7>
  • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Gabriel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Gabriel
    • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Plaquemine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,460 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Gabriel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Gabriel<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allen
      • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Plaquemine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,743 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allen<7>
    • Brusly [West Baton Rouge Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brusly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brusly
      • Brusly [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Plaquemine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brusly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brusly<7>
    • White Castle [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Castle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Castle
      • White Castle [Iberville Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Plaquemine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Castle<7>
    • Rosedale [Iberville Parish]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
      • Rosedale [Iberville Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Plaquemine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 743 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<7>
    • Grosse Tete [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grosse Tete have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grosse Tete
      • Grosse Tete [Iberville Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Plaquemine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 629 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grosse Tete
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grosse Tete<7>
    • Indian Village [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Village
      • Indian Village [Iberville Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Plaquemine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Village

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Plaquemine.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plaquemine. Our list includes 24 papers. See our Newspapers 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 ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Iberville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Plaquemine: www.plaquemine.org/

The official website for Iberville Parish: www.parish.iberville.la.us/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Iberville, 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 Plaquemine.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plaquemine - 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 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.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plaquemine) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Plaquemine 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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